Resolving Ethical Conflicts in Health Care

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Get expert health care ethics knowledge in a virtual learning network with University of Missouri and West Virginia Rural Emergency Trauma Institute, Inc. (RETI) specialists. Learn about ethical frameworks and principles that can guide ethical decision making and assist with other ethics concerns, including how to:

  • Identify ethical issues, problems and dilemmas.
  • Evaluate approaches to ethical decision making considering basic ethical principles, theories and the cultural context in which decisions are made.
  • Identify clinical options and the ethical issues that those options may present based upon stakeholder values and beliefs.

The Healthcare Ethics ECHO is held the 2nd Thursday of each month from 11 a.m. to noon.

Curriculum for Case-Based Learning and Discussion

  • July 13, 2017 – Clinical Ethics & Conflict Resolutions
  • Aug. 10, 2017 – Ethics Consultation: Process, Interpersonal, & Evaluative
  • Sept. 14, 2017 – Futility & Indications for Withholding and Withdrawing Treatment
  • Oct. 12, 2017 – Ethics Consultation: Cultural Competence
  • Nov. 9, 2017 – Advance Care Planning
  • Dec. 14, 2017 – Duty to Inform Patients
  • Jan. 11, 2018 – Clinical Ethics Issues & Concepts
  • Feb. 8, 2018 – Obligations to Not Abandon
  • March 8, 2018 – Ethics Consultation: System, Institution & Policies
  • April 12, 2018 – Open
  • May 10, 2018 – Open

Meet the Expert Team

The interdisciplinary panel includes ethicists with experience in consulting, social work, and legal and clinical practice.

Luke Gleaves, Staff Chaplain & Ethics Consultant, University of Missouri

Stephen Griffith, MD, Emergency Medicine, University of Missouri

Lea Brandt, OTD, MA, Ethics Consultant, University of Missouri

Lori Popejoy, PhD, RN, FAAN, Adult and Geriatric Nurse, University of Missouri

CME Information

The Office of Continuing Education, School of Medicine, University of Missouri is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Office of Continuing Education, School of Medicine, University of Missouri designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Wheeling Hospital Nursing Education Department is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by West Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.