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Ethical, Legal and Clinical Aspects of End-of-Life Care

Ethical, Legal and Clinical Aspects of End-of-Life Care

Ethical, Legal and Clinical Aspects of End-of-Life Care

Waylan Wong, MD, MS
Waylan Wong, MD, MS
on behalf of Vivacity Consulting

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Launch date: 27 May 2015

Expiry Date: 26 May 2018

Last updated: 18 Apr 2018

Reference: 153623

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Frances Necci (17 Apr 2018)
Very interseting to read
Anne skaine-gamache (10 Apr 2018)
informative, thought provoking
Ping-chin Tsai (2 Apr 2018)
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Course Availability

This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

End of life issues can be challenging for anesthesiologists, especially for those who do not work regularly in an ICU setting. This activity will educate practitioners about the ethical and legal principles of end of life care.

Objectives

Objective 1: Discuss the legal foundation of end-of-life care in the United States.
Upon completion of this CME activity, participants will be able to discuss the legal foundation of end-of-life care in the United States.
Objective 2: Cite important references in the scientific literature concerning clinical conduct during end-of-life care.
Upon completion of this CME activity, participants will be able to cite important references in the scientific literature concerning clinical conduct during end-of-life care.
Objective 3: Identify unresolved issues pertaining to end-of-life care.
Upon completion of this CME activity, participants will be able to identify unresolved issues pertaining to end-of-life care.
Objective 4: Manage code status in the operating room for a DNR patient.
Upon completion of this CME activity, participants will be able to manage code status in the operating room for a DNR patient.
Waylan Wong, MD, MS

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Waylan Wong, MD, MS
on behalf of Vivacity Consulting

Waylan Wong, M.D., M.S., is a board-certified anesthesiologist at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. He finished his residency in anesthesiology at the same institution and is currently completing a critical care medicine fellowship in the Cardiac Surgical Intensive Care Unit at Cedars Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Wong enjoys being involved in resident and medical student teaching.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)
  • 1.00 Credits

Faculty and Disclosures

Additional Contributors

Elizabeth Cordes Behringer, M.D., is double boarded in Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine. She completed her residency in Anesthesia and a fellowship in Critical Care Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Currently, Dr. Behringer serves as Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine in the Cardiac Surgical Intensive Care Unit of Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. In addition, she is a Director of the Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine for the Department of Anesthesiology. Dr. Behringer’s research interests involve management of the difficult airway in the ICU, including extubation. She is Past President of the Society for Airway Management and Co-Chair of the upcoming World Airway Management Meeting to be held in Dublin Ireland in November 2015 (www.wamm2015.com) She remains dedicated to teaching residents, medical students and allied medical personnel the art and science of Critical Care.

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User Reviews (12)

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Frances Necci (17 Apr 2018)
Very interseting to read
Anne skaine-gamache (10 Apr 2018)
informative, thought provoking
Ping-chin Tsai (2 Apr 2018)
n/a
Sukhdeep Athwal (9 Mar 2018)
excellent review based on evidence/literature.
Carol House (7 Mar 2018)
The article was very good, but the test questions difficult.
Lindsey VanDyke (23 Jan 2018)
very small font
Dr Joseph Borau MD, MPH (22 Dec 2017)
Very disappointed with the exam questions which often contradict course content
michael sniderman (7 Jun 2017)
The exam questions make the topic even more nebulous. Perhaps you should edit these are this is CME activity...
Jay Mehta (29 Apr 2017)
good course
Dr Matthew Storment MD (19 Feb 2017)
good review, exam questions are difficult to interpret
Dr Casey Stondell (23 Jan 2017)
Good review of end of life care
Dr Ronald Rothstein MD (12 Nov 2016)
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