Resolving Ethical Dilemmas: A Guide for Clinicians, 5th Edition

Author: Bernard Lo, MD, FACP
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Date Published: 2013
Pages: 93 pages reproduced from this text
Cover Type: Soft Cover
Expiration Date: 12/31/2020

This program is pre-approved by the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC) to provide continuing education credit to Certified Case Managers (CCMs).

CCRNs: This course is eligible for new synergy model Category B.

This course helps tackle the common and often challenging ethical issues that affect patient care. It explores a wide range of real-world ethical dilemmas, each accompanied by expert guidance on salient issues and how to approach them.  

This text, written by a  physician, has 351 pages. We have reproduced 93 of these pages for this course. The course does not include the book itself.

Chapters include:

Section I: Fundamentals of Clinical Ethics

  • Chapter 2: Overview of Ethical Guidelines
  • Chapter 3: Informed Consent
  • Chapter 5: Confidentiality

Section Il: Shared Decision Making

  • Chapter 8: An Approach to Decisions about Clinical Interventions
  • Chapter 9: Futile Interventions
  • Chapter 10: Decision-Making Capacity
  • Chapter 11: Refusal of Treatment by Competent, Informed Patients
  • Chapter 12: Standards for Decisions When Patients Lack Decision Making Capacity
  • Chapter 13: Surrogate Decision-Making
  • Chapter 14: Persistent Disagreements Over Care

Section Ill: Decisions About Life-Sustaining Interventions

  • Chapter 15: Confusing Ethical Distinctions
  • Chapter 16: Ethics Consultations and Ethics Committees
  • Chapter 17: Do Not Attempt Resuscitation
  • Chapter 20: The Persistent Vegetative State
  • Chapter 21: Determination of Death
  • Chapter 22: Legal Rulings on Life-Sustaining Interventions

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