An education forum sponsored by the UI Hospitals & Clinics Ethics Consult Service, Ethics Subcommittee, Supportive and Palliative Care, Carver College of Medicine Program in Bioethics and Humanities, and the UI Carver College of Medicine
Title: “Physician Aid in Dying—What It Is and What It Isn’t”
Presented by: Rebecca Benson, MD, PhD, medical director, Pediatric Pain and Palliative Care Program; medical director, Clinical Ethics; and director, Ethics Consult Service
When: noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16
Location: Melrose Conference Room 1 and 2, 51005 PFP (Elevator M, Level 5)
- Differentiate definitions of euthanasia, medical aid in dying, redirection to comfort care, palliative sedation, and palliative care
- Discuss ethical arguments in favor or against physician aid in dying
- Explore the stances of various health care organizations and associations on physician aid in dying
Continuing education information:
Nurses: 1.0 contact hour/session will be granted by University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics Department of Nursing (IBN approved provider #34). Participants must attend each session in its entirety to receive full credit; partial credit will not be awarded. Questions concerning nursing credit should be directed to the Nursing Clinical Education Center at 319-356-1238.
CME accreditation: The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CME credit designation: The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This program is intended to meet the requirements for 1.0 hours of social work continuing education credit in the area of social work ethics as they pertain to the rules of conduct.
Attendees can go to My CME to download their transcript.
Notice: Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME provider and to attendees all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest.
Contact: For questions, please contact Laura Shinkunas at 319-384-4654 or email@example.com.