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PRE-REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. For additional information call the CME Registrar at 206-543-1050.

DRIVING AND PARKING DIRECTIONS

This annual one week Seminar is an intensive, interactive introduction to the four-box method of analysis of ethical issues in clinical care, developed by Jonsen, Siegler and Winslade in their book Clinical Ethics. The Seminar also introduces the Core Competencies in Health Care Ethics Consultation.



Upon completion of this activity, attendees should be able to:

  • Identify fundamental concepts and principles for the understanding of ethical issues in clinical care
  • Implement a method for analyzing ethical cases in clinical health care
  • Employ skills in decision-making for clinical cases that present ethical dilemmas
  • Discuss current issues and cases in health care ethics
  • FEES AND REGISTRATION

    MD/DO/JD/PhD
         $945.00
    All Others             $845.00

    The fee for this course includes catering, all instruction materials and transcript of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. To ensure enrollment, please complete the enclosed registration form and forward it with the appropriate tuition or register online at uwcme.org. Allow up to fifteen working days to receive your email confirmation of enrollment. If you have not received confirmation prior to your departure for the course, please contact the Continuing Medical Education office at 206.543.1050. Continuing Medical Education will not be responsible for expenses incurred by an individual who is not confirmed and for whom space is not available at the course.


    CONFERENCE SYLLABUS IS GOING GREEN
    Syllabus materials will be available for download at uwcme.org (for conference registrants only).  Materials will be available from July 25 - August 22, 2014, for registrants to print and/or download. A booklet with the conference agenda and pages for note-taking will be provided at the conference. 

    CANCELLATION POLICY
    The Office of Continuing Medical Education must receive written notification of your cancellation by July 24, 2014. A $50.00 processing fee will be deducted from refund requests received by this date. No refunds will be issued following July 24, 2014. The Office of Continuing Medical Education reserves the right to cancel this course twenty (20) days prior to the course date when a minimum enrollment is not met or for other reasons that prevent the University from holding the course. Each registrant will be notified by telephone followed by written notification and a full refund. The University of Washington is not responsible for any other costs incurred such as non-refundable airline tickets or hotel penalties. Contact CME Registrar with questions - call 206.543.1050, fax 206.221.4525 or email
    cme@uw.edu
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    Faculty
    Carrol Alvarez, MS, RN, CS
    Clinical Nurse Specialist, Department of Clinical Education - Harborview Medical Center - Seattle, WA
    Arthur R. Derse, MD, JD
    Director & Professor - Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, WI
    Douglas S. Diekema, MD, MPH
    Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Bioethics - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
    Denise M. Dudzinski, PhD, MTS
    Professor & Chair, Department of Bioethics & Humanities - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
    Mary Beth Foglia, RN, PhD, MA
    Affiliate Faculty - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
    Amy Furth, MDiv, BCC
    ACPE Supervisor, Clinical Manager & Educator - UW Medical Center, Spiritual Care - Seattle, WA
    Nancy S. Jecker, PhD
    Professor, Department of Bioethics & Humanities - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
    Patricia C Kuszler, MD, JD
    Professor & Associate Dean, School of Law - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
    Thomas R. McCormick, DMin
    Senior Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Bioethics & Humanities - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
    Douglas J Opel, MD, MPH
    Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Bioethics - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
    Sarah E Shannon, PhD, RN
    Associate Professor - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
    Mark D Sullivan, MD, PhD
    Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
    Diane M Timberlake, MD, MA
    Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
    Mark R Tonelli, MD, MA
    Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
    Patsy Treece, RN, MN
    Critical Care Research Nurse, Department of Pulmonary & Critical Care - Harborview Medical Center - Seattle, WA
    Hope A. Wechkin, MD
    Medical Director - Evergreen Hospice & Palliative Care - Kirkland, WA
    Title Time Faculty Room
    GENERAL READING - "Clinical Ethics" by Jonsen, Chpt. 1 7:30AM - 4:45PM Conference Room
    READING 1 - "The Four Principles Approach" 7:30AM - 4:45PM Conference Room
    READING 2 - "Clinical Ethics and the Four Principles" 7:30AM - 4:45PM Conference Room
    Registration and Continental Breakfast 7:30AM - 8:00AM Conference Room
    Introduction to the Course 8:00AM - 8:15AM Conference Room
    Clinical Decision-Making: The Four Boxes 8:15AM - 8:45AM Thomas R. McCormick, DMin
    Conference Room
    Introduction to the Core Competencies 8:45AM - 9:15AM Denise M. Dudzinski, PhD, MTS
    Conference Room
    READING 1 - AJOB Summary of the Core Competencies 8:45AM - 9:15AM Conference Room
    READING 2 - Vaughn Article - "Bioethics - Principles, Issues and Cases" 8:45AM - 9:15AM Conference Room
    Break 9:15AM - 9:30AM Conference Room
    Informed Consent: Medical Indication, Communication and Self-Determination 9:30AM - 10:30AM Arthur R. Derse, MD, JD
    Conference Room
    Break 10:30AM - 10:45AM Conference Room
    The Principles of Beneficence and Non-Maleficence 10:45AM - 11:00AM Thomas R. McCormick, DMin
    Conference Room
    1. The Meaning of Medical Futility 11:00AM - 12:00PM Nancy S. Jecker, PhD
    Conference Room
    2. Futility, Preferences, Possibilities and Professionalism 11:00AM - 12:00PM Arthur R. Derse, MD, JD
    Conference Room
    Lunch (provided) 12:00PM - 1:30PM Conference Room
    Expert Panel: Reasoning Through a Case 1:30PM - 3:00PM Denise M. Dudzinski, PhD, MTS
    Thomas R. McCormick, DMin
    Douglas S. Diekema, MD, MPH
    Amy Furth, MDiv, BCC
    Sarah E Shannon, PhD, RN
    Arthur R. Derse, MD, JD
    Conference Room
    NOTES - Panel Boxes 1:30PM - 3:00PM Conference Room
    Break 3:00PM - 3:15PM Conference Room
    Case Discussions – Small Groups 3:15PM - 4:45PM Conference Room
    Adjourn 4:45PM - 4:46PM Conference Room
    Accreditation with Commendation: The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Credit Designation: The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 30.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    PROFESSIONAL CREDIT

    Nurses: 30.7 contact/clock hours will be awarded for successful completion.Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing (UWCNE) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).

      The University of Washington School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education (UWCME) is approved as a Washington State clock hour provider by the Washington State of Education.

      Psychologists:

      This offering for 30.75 contact/clock hours meets the requirements for continuing education for psychologists in Washington State. The course is co-provided by UWCME which qualifies as a CE program sponsor under the Washington administrative code, WAC 246-924-240(1).

      Social Workers and Counselors:

      This offering for 30.75 contact/clock hours is co-provided by UWCME which qualifies as a Washington State CE program sponsor under the Washington administrative code, WAC 246-809-610.

      Other Disciplines:

      A certificate for 30.75 contact/clock hours will be awarded for use in documenting completion of this continuing education offering.

      ACCOMMODATIONS
      The following hotels are located near the conference site. To make reservations, please call the hotels directly.

      Hotel Deca
      4507 Brooklyn Ave NE
      Seattle, WA 98105
      206.634.2000 or 800.899.0251
      Rates depend on availability (Ask for UW CME conference rate)

      Silver Cloud Inn
      5036 25th Avenue NE
      Seattle, WA 98105
      206.526.5200 or 800.205.6940
      Rates depend on availability (Ask for UW CME conference rate)

      In addition to the local hotels, economical room and board packages will be available at a dormitory on the UW campus near the conference site. Reservations are available via the online reservation form (below) through UW Conference Services.

      https://regstg.com/Registration/Registration.aspx?rid=4236c774-fbe5-4a18-96b5-d94219bb9ab4

      Please make your arrangements by July 13, 2014, as space is limited and to avoid late fees.

      Click here for a virtual tour of Lander Hall:
      Lander Hall Virtual Tour

      DRIVING & PARKING DIRECTIONS
      SPECIAL SERVICES

      Continuing Medical Education at the University of Washington is a totally self-sustaining unit and does not depend on or receive public monies in support of its educational efforts. Fees for this course are estimated to cover the costs of conducting this course. These costs include salaries, registration and credit, handouts, record keeping, faculty planning and evaluation and may include food, alcohol, taxes and gratuities to vendors. The University of Washington reaffirms its policy of equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran in accordance with University policy and applicable federal and state statutes and regulations. The University of Washington is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process contact the department at: 206.543.1050 or the Disability Services Office at least ten days in advance.


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      206.543.6450/Voice * 206.543.6452/TTY * 206.685.7264/Fax * e-mail: dso@u.washington.edu


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