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. Explain steps to identify the "least bad" course of action and progress toward a resolution via bioethics mediation.
Peter A. DePergola, II, Ph.D., M.T.S.
Director of Clinical Ethics, Baystate Health
Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Assistant Professor of Medical Humanities, College of Our Lady of the Elms
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.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
- 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours