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Alert: Medical Ethics Advisor now awards nursing contact hours, but please be aware that the January, February, and March 2018 issues do not offer that particular credit. Subscribers can still earn credits from more current issues or by rereading past issues that offer credit and taking the online test with a passing score.
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, healthcare providers, and patients.
Medical Ethics Advisor focuses on these issues so you can understand how biological, legal, financial, and moral viewpoints interrelate and shape the decision-making you encounter in your practice. Click here to see all recently published issues/articles from Medical Ethics Advisor.
Medical Ethics Advisor Covers:
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Arthur R. Derse, MD, JD
Director and Professor
Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities
Institute for Health and Society
Medical College of Wisconsin
Susan Solverson, BSN, RN, CMSRN,
Editorial Advisory Board:
John D. Banja, PhD
Department of Rehabilitation
Medicine, Emory University
J. Vincent Guss, Jr., DMin, BCC
Clinical Ethicist/Bioethics Professor
School of Medicine
Marc D. Hiller, DrPH
Department of Health
Management and Policy
University of New Hampshire
Paul B. Hofmann, DrPH
Hofmann Healthcare Group
Melissa Kurtz, MSN, MA, RN
The Montefiore-Einstein Center
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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Relias LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (18 per year). Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Relias LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Contact hours [1.50] will be awarded to participants who meet the criteria for successful completion. California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider CEP#13791.
This CE activity is in effect for 36 months from the date of the publication.
This activity is in effect for 36 months from the date of the publication.
Instructions For Participation
Physicians and nurses participate in this CME/CE 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 and an evaluation, they will receive their credit letter.