After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1| Reflect upon the use and application of nursing resources like Clinical Key
2| Summarize one way to contact the BH Ethics team
3| Describe two resources available from the palliative care team
4| Define moral distress and give an example of its effect on healthcare workers


Bridget Gunn, MSLS, MS, AHIP
Information & Knowledge Services Librarian
Baystate Health

Peter DePergola, PhD, M.T.S.
Chief Ethics Officer & Senior Director of Clinical Ethics
Baystate Health

Janice Fruwirth, MSN, RN, CHPN
Nurse Coordinator, Division of Geriatrics & Palliative Care
Baystate Medical Center 

Sister Virginia Maitland
Interfaith Chaplain
Spiritual Services Department
Baystate Medical Center

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. Any relevant financial relationships are mitigated prior to the educational activity.

None of the planners or faculty for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. 

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

Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 contact hour(s).  Nurses should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Session date: 
12/13/2022 - 9:00am to 1:00pm EST
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut St
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 3.50 ANCC Contact Hours

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