Medical Ethics: Decision-Making Capacity
This activity fulfills the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) training standards for medical ethics requirement. The objectives include: define decision-making capacity and informed consent; explain how assessment of decision-making capacity has ethical implications for obtaining informed consent; explain the difference between patient decision-making capacity and competency; list the clinical standards required for decision-making capacity; identify tools helpful for determination of decision-making capacity; describe misconceptions about decision-making capacity frequently encountered in the clinical setting; and analyze clinical cases pertaining to ethical dilemmas involving decision-making capacity.
Earns: 1.0 CME credits
Speaker: Michael Redinger, MD, MA, has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.
Planner: Beth Elliott has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.
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.
Michael Redinger, MD, MA, Department of Psychiatry, Co-Chief, Program in Medical Ethics, Humanities & Law, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine
Release Date: September 5, 2019
Renewal Date: September 30, 2022
Expiration Date: September 30, 2023