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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 arise in clinical practice.
3|Examine personal values and professional obligations in relation to ethical issues that arise in clinical practice.
4|Describe the steps to identify the “least bad” course of action and progress toward an ethically-sound resolution via bioethics mediation.


Peter A. DePergola II, PhD, ThDc, MTS, HEC-C

Chief Ethics Officer & Senior Director, Clinical and Organizational Ethics
Chief, Ethics Consultation Service & Chair, Ethics Advisory Committee
Director, Clinical and Organizational Ethics Postgraduate Programs
Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine, UMass Chan Medical School - Baystate
Office of Clinical and Organizational Ethics, Division of Healthcare Quality
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. 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 1.0 contact hour(s).
Nurses should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Session date: 
05/01/2024 - 12:00pm EDT to 06/01/2024 - 1:00pm EDT
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

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