Understanding the Code of Medical Ethics: Physician Wellness, Patient Safety, and Responsibilities to Colleagues Unfit for Practice Release Date: April 1, 2014 Expiration Date: December 31, 2017 Learning Objectives
Statement of Need There is a need to raise awareness of physicians' professional and ethical responsibilities to maintain their health and wellness in a way that makes them fit to practice medicine. This also includes raising physicians' awareness of their responsibility to help impaired colleagues get necessary help and, where needed, to report and conduct which might endanger the safety and well-being of patients.
Statement of Competency This activity is designed to address the ABMS/ACGME competency: professionalism.
CME Activity Planning Committee Faith Lagay, PhD – AMA CME Program Committee Bette Crigger, PhD – Director Ethics Policy/AMA Danielle Hahn Chaet, MSB – Research Associate/AMA Todd Ferguson, PhD – Research Associate/AMA
Designation Statement The American Medical Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim on the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Receiving Your CME Credit To receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, you must: 1) view the materials, 2) successfully complete the quiz answering 5 out of 6 questions correctly, and 3) complete the evaluation.
Disclosure The content of this activity does not relate to any product of a commercial interest as defined by the ACCME; therefore, there are no relevant financial relationships to disclose for the planners or faculty.
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