The Medical Ethics Basics Proficiency course introduces the learner to the basic tenants and principals surrounding medical ethics. Issues in medical ethics involve life and death, the rights of patients, informed consent, confidentiality, competence, advance directives, negligence and more. Explore the ethical responsibilities of health care professionals to their patients, colleagues, and society at large Learners may submit a survey to receive 2.0 contact hours of CE/CME credit toward continuing education requirements for medical licensure renewal in all 50 states.
Define and describe the terminology relevant to medical ethics.
Accurately explain the fundamental principles of medical ethics
Identify and analyze ethical dilemmas in the context of medical decision making
Explain the ethical issues surrounding health care and allocation of medical resources
Explore the ethical responsibilities of health care professionals to their patients, colleagues, and society at large.
AVERAGE STUDY TIME: 2-4 hours
AUDIENCE: This program is intended as a professional development course of study for providers, practice managers, consultants, medical staff, students in healthcare programs and others addressing medical site management and administration.
ACCREDITATION: This course is fully accredited for continuing education, NCPD/CME and credential renewal for Physicians/PAs, Nurses/RNs/LPNs, CHCIOs, CAHIMs and CPHIMs managers. Click relevant CE button below for credit information.
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