Moral Dilemmas: Reflecting on Physicians' Experiences and Approaches

Series: Maintaining and Optimizing Your Practice During Times of Rapid Change

June 23, 2021

Physicians may experience moral distress as a consequence of moral dilemmas commonly faced in health care, and more so during the pandemic. This session provides an opportunity to consider the moral dilemmas faced by physicians, discuss the construct of moral distress with a panel of experts and learn approaches for dealing with moral dilemmas and their consequences at the organizational and personal level.

Time details

  • 7-8:30 p.m.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the construct of moral distress
  • List moral dilemmas faced by physicians
  • Describe approaches for dealing with moral dilemmas and their consequences

Contact

Please contact pfsp@albertadoctors.org if you have any questions.

CME accreditation

Primary care physicians and specialists

This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Alberta Chapter for up to 1.5 Mainpro+ credits.

  • This webinar series is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1), as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and approved by the University of Calgary Office of Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development. You may claim a maximum of 45 hours (credits are automatically calculated). This session is 1.5 hours.
  • Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme

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