Medical Ethics & Professionalism

$1849 - 23 CME Credits

Course Description:
WILM’s Medical Ethics and Professionalism CME course is fully Accredited by and jointly provided by the University of California at Irvine (UCI) and is accepted by the California Medical Board and several other state healthcare licensing boards and peer review bodies.  This intensive live 2-day course is designed for healthcare providers of all specialties who would like to improve his/her ethical knowledge and professional practices. This course explores the foundations and basic principles of medical ethics and provides practical knowledge to help the busy practitioner to respond to the variety of complex ethical dilemmas faced by licensed medical professionals.  This medical professionalism course covers important issues involving informed consent, patient autonomy, confidentiality, end of life, and many more.  A proper foundation in ethics and professionalism helps improve clinical decision-making and professional interactions and reduces professional liability. This medical ethics CME for physicians is designed for physicians, podiatrists, dentists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurses in all stages of their careers.  Attendees will gain practical knowledge and skills that can then be applied throughout your professional medical career!

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

 
 
 
This Medical Ethics and Professionalism 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 in this medical professionalism course that will ensure that their ethical knowledge and behaviors meet applicable standards, laws, and regulations.
 
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  • Zoom Meetings will open at 7:30am Pacific Time
  • Courses start promptly at 8:00am Pacific Time
  • Courses end by 6:00pm Pacific Time
  • 2-day Course  ** Note: WILM's Medical Ethics and Professionalism CME Course includes 6 and 12-month longitudinal follow-ups as required by Cal. Code Regs. tit. 16 § 1358.1 for licensees completing this course as part of license probation.

Why take Medical Ethics CME for Physicians course?

 
 
This Medical Ethics and Professionalism Accredited CME 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 continuing education required of California Medical Board licensee probation and is compliant with Cal. Code Regs. tit. 16 § 1358.1
 
At the conclusion of this medical professionalism cme activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Understand the fundamental ethical principles that distinguish ethical from unethical conduct by health professionals.
  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.

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.
 
 
 
 
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