Medical Ethics: Reclaiming the Borders of Medicine: Futility, Non-Beneficial Treatment, and Physician Autonomy

Webinar

Description:
This activity fulfills the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) training standards for medical ethics requirement. The objectives include: meaningfully and respectrully engage in discussions about the ethical duties of a physician; understand the history and the current legal landscape of mediclaly non-beneficial treatment (futility), palliative care, and end of life; apply a basic framework of case analysis in ethical conflicts end-of-life decision-making, including determinations of non-beneficial treatment, surrogate decision-makers, informed consent, and informed refusal of treatment; and understand and strive to emobdy the ideals of a virtuous physician, including but not limited to: altruism, compassion, empathy, trustworthiness, honesty, integrity, solidarity, and devotion to their patients.

Earns: 1.0 CME credits

Disclosures:
Speaker: Tyler S. Gibb, JD/PhD, does not have relevant financial relationships.
Speaker: Parker Crutchfield, PhD, does not have relevant financial relationships.
Planner: Rebecca Blake, does not have relevant financial relationships.
Planner: Beth Elliott, does not have relevant financial relationships.

Statement of Accreditation: The Michigan State Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement: The Michigan State Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Presenter(s):
Tyler S. Gibb, JD/PhD, Assistant Profesor, Clinical Ethicist, Co-Chief, Program in Medical Ethics, Humanities & Law, Western Michigan Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine
Parker Crutchfield, PhD, Associate Professor, Medical Ethics, Humanities & Law, Western Michigan Homer Stryker M.S. School of Medicine

Duration:
60 minutes

Release Date: October 20, 2020

Expiration Date: October 31, 2023