Using Preventive Ethics to Avoid Ethics Dilemmas

Program Release: May 1, 2020
Expiration Date: May 1, 2022
Estimated time to complete: 60 Minutes
There are no prerequisites for participation.

Guest Speaker

Thomas A. Bledsoe, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Chair, Rhode Island Hospital Ethics Committee
Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI
Certified Healthcare Ethics Consultant

Method of Participation and How to Receive CME Credit

There are no fees for participating in and receiving credit for this activity.

  • Review the activity objectives, faculty information, and CME information prior to participating in the activity.
  • View the CME presentations
  • Complete the CME activity evaluation at the conclusion of the activity in order to receive a credit certificate.

Faculty Disclosure

In accordance with the disclosure policy of the Brown University CME Office as well as standards set forth by the Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), speakers have been asked to disclose any relevant financial relationship with the manufacturers of any commercial products and/or provider of commercial services discussed in any educational presentation and with any commercial supporters or exhibitors of this activity.

The intent of this policy is not to prevent a speaker with a potential conflict of interest from making a presentation but to identified openly so that the listener may form his/her own opinion. Any potential conflicts of interest have been resolved prior to this presentation.

This activity may include discussion of off-label or investigative drugs uses. Speakers are aware that it is their responsibility to disclose to the audience this information. Individual Faculty Disclosure information may be found in the conference handouts.

Faculty Disclosure/Conflict of Interest

The following speakers and planning committee members* have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships:
Marc Bialek*
Thomas A. Bledsoe, MD
Maria Sullivan*

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Disclaimer: This educational program is designed to present scientific information and opinion to Health professionals, to stimulate thought, and further investigation.

Target Audience

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, and other health care professionals, residents, and fellows.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, the learner should be better able to:

  1. Recognize and formally analyze ethics tensions in regular and extraordinary times
  2. Understand process for development of ethics policy at the professional and institutional level
  3. Value consideration of preventive ethics as a case review learning tool 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 Attendance
    Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.
Course opens: 
05/15/2020
Course expires: 
05/15/2021
Cost:
$25.00
Rating: 
0

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and the Rhode Island Medical Society. The Warren Alpert Medical School is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

Physicians: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Rhode Island Specific: This program qualifies for 1.0 hour CME Credit in Ethics, one of the required areas of section 6.0; 6.2.1 Rhode Island CME re-licensure requirements.

Other Health Professionals: Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for 1.0 hour AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. This credit is accepted by the AANP, AAPA, and RI Pharmacy re-licensure.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 Attendance
    Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.

Price

Cost:
$25.00
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