About the course
Physician leaders must be equipped to deal with complex and perplexing ethical issues. Learn how to develop processes resolving ethical dilemmas facing physicians, patients and their families. Build medical ethics into organizational culture, policies and procedures. Understand key concepts facing today’s industry such as ethical conflicts at the bedside and responding to patients’ refusals of needed medical interventions. Put the organization to the test by gauging its commitment to ethics. Learn how to manage your organization’s resources responsibly.
- Establish ethical limits for end-of-life care
- Gauge organizational commitments to ethics
- Manage organizational resources
- Explore ways to build ethics into your organization's culture, especially its policies and procedures.
- Identify and manage ethical conflicts at the bedside.
- Explain the responsibility of managing your organization's resources.
- Respond to patients' refusals of needed medical interventions.
- Setting ethically justified limits on individual and organizational self-sacrifice.
- Invoking futility to set ethically justified limits on end-of-life care.
- Putting your institution to the test: gauging its commitment to ethics.
Method of Participation
To complete this program successfully and claim credit, participants must follow these steps:
- Read the educational objectives provided on the course summary page.
- Attend the sessions or watch all the video lectures for this course (if applicable).
- Read any course materials and complete any required activities.
- Complete the course evaluation and post-test via your dashboard on the Association website. Successful completion of a given activity's post-test requires a minimum 75% passing score prior to claiming CME credit, with three attempts allowed.
- CME certificates will be available for printing after claiming CME credit.
- Estimated time for course completion is equivalent to the CME credit hours.
Course Review and Renewal Date: April 2020
Original Course Launch Date: December 2012
Course Expiration Date: April 2021
Access to Course Expires: 365 days from purchase date of course
Planner Disclosure: The planners (American Association for Physician Leadership® staff) for this activity have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.
Faculty Disclosure: The faculty for this activity have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.
The American Association for Physician Leadership® is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for physicians.
The American Association for Physician Leadership® designates this enduring material for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
We are happy to help you find a suitable online alternative.