Clinical Connections: Basic Concepts of Healthcare Ethics

September 5, 2019

This presentation will review basic concepts of healthcare ethics. It will also cover the concept of moral distress, how to identify this distress and tools for alleviating such distress.

 

Target Audience

Physicians, Nurses, Physician Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech-Language Pathologists, Care Managers, and other health professionals.

Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives:

1. To clearly understand basic principles of healthcare ethics

2. To understand, define, and identify moral distress

3. To utilize tools for alleviating and avoiding moral distress

 

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 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.
  • 2.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
08/12/2019
Course expires: 
09/01/2020
Event starts: 
09/05/2019 - 4:45pm
Event ends: 
09/05/2019 - 7:15pm

4:45—5

Registration and Dinner

5—5:15

Introduction

Briana Kelly

5:15—7

"Basic Concepts of Healthcare Ethics"

Sarah Stockey

7—7:15

Close of Program and Evaluations

7:15

Adjourn

 

Sister Mary Ferdinand Clark Auditorium, 2nd Floor UPMC Mercy
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
United States

       All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Educa-tion to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals are awarded 0.2 continuing education units (CEU’s), which are equal to 2.0 contact hours.

 

Available Credit

  • 2.00 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.
  • 2.00 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/12/2019
Course expires: 
09/01/2020
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