Enhancing Ethical Decision Making for Vulnerable Populations

Milwaukee, WI US
June 9, 2016

This conference will address the misunderstandings in society about vulnerable populations.This is an issue because misunderstanding may lead to deficiencies in patient care.

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 5.75 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals. 

Psychology CE Credit Statement: 
The Medical College of Wisconsin is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  The Medical College of Wisconsin maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
This activity contains content or processes that may be potentially stressful.

Please note that there is a non refundable $3.00 processing fee on all registrations.

Registration and CME credit fee refunds will be provided if requested prior to 12:00 noon, June 6, 2016. Submit refund requests to Diane Kramer at dkramer@mcw.edu

Target Audience

Primary Care Physicians
Physician Assistants
Psychologists
Medical Students
Residents 
Social Workers
Chaplains
Nurses
Allied Health Care Professionals

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the clinical challenges in dealing with people with dementia
  • Review the new role of presymptomatic markers for dementia and their role in clinical care
  • Assess how to make moral decisions while maintaining communication
  • Distinguish the unique moral space of pediatric care
  • Define vulnerability in relation to children and cultural issues
  • Outline strategies for mitigating vulnerabilities of patients
  • Describe history of care of patients with behavioral health issues
  • Discuss legal constraints on care of patients with behavioral health issues
  • Suggest some ethical management strategies for this patient population
  • List some health conditions that are prevalent within the refugee and immigrant population
  • Discuss the structural changes that have taken place within graduate medical education that limit the exposure students and resident physicians have to refugee and immigrant populations
  • Explain several ethical challenges pertaining to the teaching of medical students using refugee and immigrant populations
Additional information

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Diane Kramer
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 955-8498
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 5.75 APA
    APA credit.
  • 5.75 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
04/07/2016
Course expires: 
08/31/2016
Event starts: 
06/09/2016 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
06/09/2016 - 3:15pm
Cost:
$3.00
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States

Piero Antuoni, MD
D. Micah Hester, Phd
Arthur Derse, MD, JD
Cynthiane Morgenweck, MD, MA
Jo Weis, PhD
Krista Wiger, MD
James Sanders, MD, MPH
Kellie Lang, JD, RN

All persons in control of content had NO relevant relationships to disclose.

Available Credit

  • 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 5.75 APA
    APA credit.
  • 5.75 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
04/07/2016
Course expires: 
08/31/2016

Price

Cost:
$3.00
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