Joint-Provider CE 2015 | Geriatric Healthcare Series | Winter | Ethical Dilemmas in the Care of Older Patients with Cognitive Impairment (March 10, 2015)

March 10, 2015

Photo of an elderly man with dementia as part of a UWCNE workshop.

Target Audience

The series is designed for healthcare providers, including physicians, nurses, physician assistants, nuse practitioners, physical and occupational therapist, psychologists, social workers, pharmacists and other interested professionals.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

1. Describe a systematic approach to thinking about ethical dilemmas. 
2. Apply the approach to cases involving older individuals with cognitive impairment.
3. Reflect on how our own beliefs and values may be influencing how you may respond to certain cases.

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.50 Contact hours
  • 0.00 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Available: 
11/12/2014
Expires: 
01/06/2018
Event starts: 
03/10/2015 - 4:00pm
Event ends: 
03/10/2015 - 5:00pm

Elizabeth Vig, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Washington; Chair, Ethics Consult Services, VA Puget Sound

Available Credit

  • 1.50 Contact hours
  • 0.00 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
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