Medical Ethics 1607 - Medical Ethics Advisor - Jul 01, 2012

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for acute care physicians, chiefs of medicine, hospital administrators, nurse managers, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, social workers, and chaplains.

Accreditation:

AHC Media is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty

Board Member and Consulting Editor
Arthur R. Derse, MD, JD
Director and Professor
Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities
Institute for Health and Society Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Executive Editor
Shelly Morrow Mark
AHC Media

Managing Editor
Leslie Hamlin
AHC Media

Writer
Stacey Kusterback

Subjects:

  • "Rationing" vs. defensive medicine? New approach is neither of the two
  • Patients face real risks with "defensive" medicine
  • Study reveals doctors' unethical online practices
  • New policy outlines ethical social media use
  • Ethical challenges with social media
  • Bias toward low-income patients may be unconscious
  • Should providers warn others of genetic results?
  • Study: Most doctors have been untruthful
  • How much "sugar-coating" is unethical?
  • Physician payments: Public trust is issue

Objectives:

  • Discuss new developments in regulation and health care system approaches to bioethical issues applicable to specific health care systems
  • Explain the implications for new developments in bioethics as it relates to all aspects of patient care and health care delivery in institutional settings
  • Discuss the effect of bioethics on patients, their families, physicians, and society

Financial Disclosure:

Arthur R. Derse, MD, JD (Board Member), Shelly Morrow Mark (Executive Editor), Leslie Hamlin (Managing Editor), and Stacey Kusterbeck (Writer), report no consultant, stockholder, speakers’ bureau, research, or other financial relationships with companies having ties to this field of study.

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