This activity fulfills the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) training standards for medical ethics requirement. The objectives include: meaningfully and respectfully engage in discussions about the ethical duties of a physician; understand the history and the current legal landscape of medically non-beneficial treatment (futility), palliative care, and end of life; apply a basic framework of case analysis in ethical conflicts end-of-life decision-making, including determinations of non-beneficial treatment, surrogate decision-makers, informed consent, and informed refusal of treatment; and understand and strive to embody the ideals of a virtuous physician, including but not limited to: altruism, compassion, empathy, trustworthiness, honesty, integrity, solidarity, and devotion to their patients.
Earns: 1.0 CME credits
Tyler S. Gibb, JD/PhD, has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.
Parker Crutchfield, PhD, has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.
Rebecca Blake has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.
Beth Elliott 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.
Tyler S. Gibb, JD/PhD, Assistant Profesor, Clinical Ethicist, Co-Chief, Program in Medical Ethics, Humanities & Law, Western Michigan Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine
Parker Crutchfield, PhD, Associate Professor, Medical Ethics, Humanities & Law, Western Michigan Homer Stryker M.S. School of Medicine
Release Date: October 20, 2020
Expiration Date: October 31, 2023
Medical Ethics: Reclaiming the Borders of Medicine: Futility, Non-Beneficial Treatment, and Physician Autonomy