CE Program Information
2023 Intensive Bioethics Course 44
Date: June 5-7, 2023
Target Audience: This activity is intended for physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, and other members of the healthcare team.
- Describe and contrast organizational ethics program from a compliance-based versus integrity-based perspectives.
- Explain how current concepts of disability and health can improve awareness of the perspectives of disabled patients and their care.
- List new discoveries in the brain sciences and the neurological issues related to these discoveries may influence practice.
- Explain how ableism negatively affects the care of disabled persons and requires new approaches to the concept of quality of life and the care of the disabled.
- Implement practical methods to meet new challenges for ethics committees and ethics consultation.
- Describe the importance of autonomy in clinical ethics as a means to promote human moral agency and its role in working with persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
- Using insights in the dynamics of patient, family, and clinician interactions in the intensive care setting, apply ethical issues surrounding decisions about the use, withholding and withdrawal of
life support and the concept of biomedical futility.
- Via the lens of Edmund Pellegrino’s concept of the internal morality of medicine, describe current challenges to the clinician-patient relationship and potential outcomes.
- Explain how a Black bioethics perspective and analytical lens can positively deal with issues of medical mistrust and the relationship of Black communities to medical institutions.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by MedStar Health and Georgetown University. MedStar Health 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.
This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 26.0 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.
Nurses: This activity is approved for 26.0 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Physicians: MedStar Health designates this enduring material for a maximum of 26.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.