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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 the 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 you encounter in your practice.
Each month, Medical Ethics Advisor offers peer reviewed, 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.
Arthur R. Derse, MD, JD, Director and Professor, Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities, Institute for Health and Society, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI.
The objectives of MEA Advisor are to:
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.
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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.