Medical Ethics 2014-11 - Medical Ethics Advisor - Nov 01, 2014

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 Listing:

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

Subjects:

  • Coverage of brain-dead patient on life support: “Profound lack of understanding about the concept of death”
  • Nurses have much to offer with end-of-life care — but are often left out of discussions
  • Patients’ right not to know genetic screening results presents ethical challenges.
  • Incorporate ethics in all stages of neuroscience research: Avoid damaging ethical lapses
  • VA scandal may do harm to patient-physician relationships

Objectives:

  • Discuss new developments in regulation and health care system approaches to bioethical issues applicable to specific health care systems
  • Explain the implications of new developments in bioethics as they relate 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 (Consulting Editor), Shelly Morrow Mark (Executive Editor), Leslie Hamlin (Managing Editor), and Stacey Kusterbeck (Contributing Editor) report no consultant, stockholder, speakers' bureau, research, or other financial relationships with companies having ties to this field of study.

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