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Dr. Aviva Katz gives a case based presentation that discusses some of the ethical issues that may arise in clinical care.

Educational objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the nature of ethical dilemmas encountered in the practice of clinical medicine
  • Review the process of ethics consultation
  • Recognize ethical issues raised in the use of evidence based medicine

Reading Resources:

  1. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Committee on Ethics; American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Bioethics. Maternal-fetal intervention and fetal care centers. Pediatrics. 2011 Aug;128(2):e473-8. 
  2. Policy statement--Physician refusal to provide information or treatment on the basis of claims of conscience. Committee on Bioethics. Pediatrics. 2009 Dec;124(6):1689-93. 
  3. Ross LF, Saal HM, David KL, Anderson RR; American Academy of Pediatrics; American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics. Technical report: Ethical and policy issues in genetic testing and screening of children. Genet Med. 2013 Mar;15(3):234-45.

Disclosures:

Dr. Katz has reported no relevant relationships with any entities producing health care goods or services.

All presenters disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above.  No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (0.075) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to .75 contact hour.

For your credit transcript, please access our website 4 weeks post-completion at http://ccehs.upmc.edu and follow the link to the Credit Transcript page. If you do not provide the last 5 digits of your SSN on the next page you will not be able to access a CME credit transcript. Providing your SSN is voluntary.

Release Date: 5/28/2015 | Last Modified On: 7/15/2016 | Expires: 7/17/2017

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