Bioethics Boot Camp: An Intensive Introduction to Healthcare Ethics - CANCELLED

January 25, 2023

This day long program will provide an intensive introduction to ethical issues that arise in contemporary healthcare practice. Aimed at providing healthcare professionals with a basic introduction to the frameworks needed to understand and address ethical issues within their institution, this program will examine general principles in healthcare ethics through lecture and case-based discussion and will apply these principles to areas of informed consent, decision-making capacity, surrogate decision making, end-of-life decision making and advance care planning.

Target Audience

This conference is open to all healthcare professionals. If you are a member of your institution’s ethics committee or just have a special interest in healthcare ethics, we encourage you to attend.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.00 AAPA Category I CME
  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 5.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 5.00 ASWB
  • 5.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
01/25/2023
Course expires: 
06/30/2023
Event starts: 
01/25/2023 - 8:50am EST
Event ends: 
01/25/2023 - 3:30pm EST
Robert Morris University - UPMC Event Center
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Course Director: 
Michael Deem, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Human Genetics
Director, Consortium Ethics Program

Faculty:
Jeanne Elkin, MD, MBE 
Pediatric Resident 
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Cynthia S. McCarthy, DHCE, NREMT
Bioethicist and Teaching Assistant Professor, Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences
Assistant Professor, Athletic Training Program
University of Pittsburgh

Matthew Shea, PhD
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Franciscan University of Steubenville

Carrie Stott, MSW, PhD
Assistant Professor, Social Work (MSW)
Carlow University

Aimee Zellers, PhD 
Chair, Department of Art, Communication & English 
Program Director, Communication 
Associate Professor of Philosophy Carlow University

Faculty Disclosure:
No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician (CME)
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 5.0 contact hours.

Physician Assistant (AAPA)
The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 5.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.  

Social Work 
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 5.0 continuing education credits.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 5.00 AAPA Category I CME
  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 5.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 5.00 ASWB
  • 5.00 Attendance
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Contact Jody Stockdill at cep@pitt.edu for additional information.

Participation by all individuals is encouraged. Advance notification of any special needs will help us provide better service. Please notify us of your needs at least two weeks in advance of the program by emailing cep@pitt.edu.