After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1|Identify the relevant questions of moral analysis and moral reasoning in the context of life-sustaining interventions.
2|Examine the three most common ethics consultations involving life-sustaining interventions at BH.
3|Distinguish between ineffective, inconsequential, and disproportionately harmful interventions.
4|Describe methods by which bioethics mediation can assist clinicians in managing difficult conversations at the end of life.
Peter DePergola, PhD
Chief Ethics Officer & Senior Director, Clinical and Organizational Ethics
Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine
UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate
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.
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 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity meets the criteria for Risk Management study and End-of-Life care.
1.0 hours is appropriate for risk management study, including 1.0 hours in end-of-life care.
Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 contact hours. Nurses should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team and learners will receive 1.0 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
- 1.00 BCIPE End of Life Care
- 1.00 BCIPE Risk Management
- 1.00 IPCE Credit Hour(s)