After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Discribe the roles of the members of the healthcare team in their respective responsibilities for quality care.
2. Identify the relevant questions of moral analysis in the context of requests for non-beneficial and/or harmful treatments.
3. Apply the relevant questions of moral reasoning in the context of requests for on-beneficial and/or harmful treatments.
4. Discuss the oral significance of appropriate language in communicating the ethical obligation to avoid providing non-benefical and/or harmful treatments.


Peter A. DePergola II, Ph.D., M.T.S.
Director of Clinical Ethics, Baystate Health
Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMMS - Baystate

Diane Dietzen, MD, FACP
Medical Director of Palliative Care

Barbara Z. Stoll, J.D., M.Ed
Staff Attorney, Baystate Health Clinical Safety and Risk Management

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: 
02/07/2018 - 8:00am to 9:00am EST
Chestnut Conference Room 1AB
759 Chestnut St
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Risk Management

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