Activity

Activity ID

5603

Expires

March 27, 2023

Format Type

Journal-based

CME Credit

1

Fee

30

CME Provider: JAMA

Description of CME Course

This Viewpoint describes a framework for rationing ventilators during the COVID-19 pandemic should intensive care units find themselves with more patients than they can care for, using a score-based system that incorporates patients’ likelihood of surviving to hospital discharge and beyond and their role in the public health response to the outbreak.

Disclaimers
1. This activity is accredited by the American Medical Association.
2. This activity is free to AMA members.

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No

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Educational Objectives

To understand ethical challenges in rationing ventilators and critical care beds.

Keywords

Ethics, Respiratory Failure and Ventilation, Critical Care Medicine, Public Health, Infectious Diseases

Competencies

Medical Knowledge, Professionalism

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Additional Information

doi:10.1001/jama.2020.4998

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