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Medical Ethics – Conscientious Objection Among Physicians

Description: This activity fulfills the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) training standards for medical ethics requirement. The objectives include: define conscientious objection and articulate its growing significance in the landscape of medicine and health care; critically evaluate the AMA’s guidance on physician objections of conscience, as well as Michigan State Law, articulate particularly challenging contexts in which dilemmas involving conscientious objections are exacerbated; and analyze the ethical dimensions of different kinds of cases involving physician conscientious objection.

Earns: 1.0 CME credits

Jason Adam Wasserman, PhD, has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Caryl Markzon 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.

Jason Adam Wasserman, PhD Oakland University, William Beaumont School of Medicine

60 minutes

Release Date: August 17, 2017
Renewal Date: August 31,2020

Expiration Date: August 31, 2023