This activity requires an access code. At the present time, CME offerings in ethics that require an access code are available only to AMA members. We hope to make them available more widely in the future. Objectives
At the end of this activity, physicians should be able to:
Target Audience This activity is designed for all physicians, medical students, residents and fellows who are members of the AMA.
Statement of Need There is a need to provide education on how physicians can utilize the AMA's Code of Medical Ethics for guidance in resolving ethical problems and professionalism dilemmas faced in clinical practice. Further, adoption of the modernized Code by the House of Delegates depends on AMA members' and delegates' understanding the changes made to this important document. This session will help physicians understand what and how the changes (substantive and non-substantive) in Chapter 5 - Ethical Issues for Patients at the End of Life were made so that they can participate in the process of adopting the new Code.
Statement of Competency This activity is designed to address the ABMS/ACGME competency professionalism.
Accreditation Statement The American Medical Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement: The American Medical Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Receiving Your CME Credit To claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, you must: 1) read the materials, 2) complete the post-assessment, and 3) complete the evaluation.
Planning Committee: Faith Lagay, PhD - AMA CME Program Committee Bette Crigger, PhD - Director Ethics Policy/AMA Danielle Hahn Chaet, MSB - Research Associate/AMA
Should you have questions regarding the content of this activity, please contact Bette Crigger at firstname.lastname@example.org or 312-464-5223. Should you have technical questions, please contact the AMA Unified Service Center at 800-621-8335.