Bioethics Bootcamp_October 22, 2021
This program introduces basic concepts in healthcare ethics and provides foundational knowledge regarding the role of the ethics committee and ethics consultation in healthcare institutions.
Healthcare professionals, ethics committee members, lawyers, students, and members of the public interested in healthcare ethics
• Become familiar with foundational principles of biomedical ethics and how they are used to facilitate case analysis
• Discuss differences between withholding and withdrawing treatment in end of life decision and how those varying conceptions may give rise to ethical issues in the clinical realm
• Be exposed to several methods / approaches used to analyze ethical conflicts and utilize during role-play and case discussion
• Be able to describe advance care planning tools and how they support patient autonomy
• Learn about the elements of informed consent and the scope of decision-making authority a surrogate decision maker has based upon how and by whom they were appointed
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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 4 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.
- 4.00 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.
- 4.00 ASWB
- 4.00 Attendance