Medical Ethics & Professionalism |
$1849 - 23 Credits

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Note: Medical Ethics and Professionalism is a two-day course with a mandatory +6 and +12 month follow-ups.

This Medical Ethics Accredited CME course is accepted by the California Medical Board and is designed for clinicians who would like to improve their ethical knowledge and practices. Attendees will learn best practices that will ensure that their ethical knowledge and behaviors meet applicable standards, laws, and regulations.

Why should you take this course?

This course covers topics such as boundary violations, unprofessionalism, over-reaching, defensiveness, fraud and dishonesty, medical staff ethics, and clinician bias.

These skills will help improve medical care and help ensure that attendees’ practice conforms to ethical requirements. This intensive two day long course with enduring materials fills a huge gap in clinician training, and is critical for clinicians who have been found deficient in their ethical behaviors by hospitals, medical groups, or regulatory agencies. The California Medical Board accepts this ethics course as meeting the coursework requirements of physician probation.

This course meets the requirements of California Medical Board licensee probation.

* 12 attendee limit per course by Licensing Board regulation.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Understand the fundamental principles that distinguish ethical from unethical conduct.
  2. Identify and manage the conduct that may be perceived by others as unethical.
  3. Distinguish ethical from legal responsibilities of medical practice.
  4. Recognize and manage factors that predispose physicians to boundary violations with patients.
  5. Maintain high standards of professionalism in all medical practice-related conduct.
  6. Alter current practices not previously recognized as being ethically questionable.
  7. Add the Medical Ethics and Professionalism course follow ups to your calendar. +6 and +12 month follow ups.
Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and Western Institute of Legal Medicine. The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Designation Statement
The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 23 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.