After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1..Identify the relevant questions of moral analysis and moral reasoning in healthcare delivery.
2. Determine an appropriate framework for analyzing the three most common ethical dilemmas that Baystate Health faces as a health system.
3. Examine personal values and professional obligations in relation to ethical issues that arise in clinical practice.
4. Explain steps to identify the "least bad" course of action and progress toward an ethically-sound resolution via bioethics mediation.


Peter A. DePergola II, Ph.D., M.T.S.
Chief Ethics Officer & Senior Director of Clinical Ethics
Chief Ethics Consultation Service & Chair Ethics Advisory Committee
Baystate Health 

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.

None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.


Session date: 
12/17/2020 - 1:15pm to 2:30pm EST
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.50 BCIPE Instructional Hours

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