When making medical ethics decisions, concerns about patient confidentiality, consent, competency, potential liability, treatment costs, and family wishes often are compounded by the conflicting demands of government, the judiciary, health care providers and patients. Medical Ethics Advisor focuses on current issues so you can understand how biological, legal, financial, and moral viewpoints interrelate and shape the decision-making process.
Each month, Medical Ethics Advisor offers critical information to help you:
You also will get expert opinions on the latest ethical controversies and developments in clinical research, new medical technologies and treatments, and financial arrangements.
A one-year subscription includes at least 12 issues per year. With your paid subscription, you'll also receive this online report free: Ethics Guide for Palliative and End-of-life Care.
View a sample PDF by clicking here: Medical Ethics Advisor
Faculty: Consulting Editor: Cynda Hylton Rushton, DNSc, RN, FAAN, Clinical Nurse Specialist in Ethics, Johns Hopkins Children's Center, Baltimore
Objectives: The objectives of MEA Advisor are to:
Target Audience: This activity is intended for acute care physicians, chiefs of medicine, hospital administrators, nurse managers, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, social workers, members of ethics committees, and chaplains.
AHC Media is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 18 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Physicians participate in this CME activity by reading the issues, using the provided references for further research and studying the questions at the end of each issue. Participants will then be directed to a website, where they will complete an online assessment to show what they’ve learned. They must score 100 on the assessment in order to complete the activity, but they are allowed to answer the questions multiple times if needed. After they have successfully completed the assessment, they will be directed to an online activity evaluation form. Once that is submitted, they will receive their credit letter.
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