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Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide: What are the Alternatives? With increased legalization of these services as an option for patients and their families across the country; physicians, nurses and health care organizations are seeing more inquiries and requests for these services. Few health care professionals are prepared to discuss assisted suicide as an option for patients and their families. As the Baby Boomer demographic ages, we will have more individuals facing end of life. This presentation will review the definitions of Euthanasia and Assisted suicide. Discuss physician involvement through history and prominent figures in the "right to die" movement. Status of State laws and patient care approaches as a viable alternative to assisted suicide. Understand the historical context and current status and the role of Hospice and Palliative Medicine as an alternative.
ANCC: Relias LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Contact hours [1.0] will be awarded to participants who meet the criteria for successful completion. California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider CEP#13791.
ACCME: Relias LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Relias LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This CE activity available for streaming on April 9th, 2020
This CE activity is valid until April 9th, 2023