An Overview of Medical Ethics

Learning Objectives

As a result of completing this activity, the participant will be better able to:

  • Identify the principles of ethical or moral conduct for physicians
  • Explain the basis for ethical relationships between physicians and patients
  • Understand the need for privacy, consent and confidentiality in medical encounters
  • Describe the ethical practice of reproductive medicine, organ transplantation and medical research
  • Understand physician responsibility in public health, professional behavior and working relationships, access to healthcare and ethical management of business and financial issues

Additional Information

Virtual Lecture Hall
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
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Available Credit

  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit


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