Online Education | Geriatric Healthcare 2013 | Selected Topics | Ethical Dilemmas

How to earn contact hour credit

This course is 1.5 contact hours and includes a lecture video, self-assessment post-test, and evaluation. To earn contact hours, watch the lecture, complete the post-test, and submit the online evaluation. You may take the post-test as many times as needed to achieve the required score of 80%.

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Target Audience

This course is designed for nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians, physician assistants, physical and occupational therapists, psychologists, social workers, pharmacists, long term care workers, residential care coordinators, caregivers, Washington State Residential Care Council Members and other interested professionals. 

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

  1. Discuss the ethical foundations that inform clinical practice in the U.S.
  2. Review the CASES approach taken by VA ethics consultants to address ethical dilemmas.
  3. Apply ethical principles/CASES approach through discussion of cases.
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.50 Contact hours

Lisa Vig, MD, MPH
Geriatrics and Palliative Care Chair, VA Ethics Consultation Service, Seattle

Available Credit

  • 1.50 Contact hours


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