ExpiresApril 7, 2022
Louisiana Medical Mutual Insurance Company (LAMMICO)
Ethical codes often reach beyond the legal requirements of informed consent and typically have no tolerance for misrepresentations of educational background, certification status and professional experience. This monograph reviews the legal and medical ethical implications of disclosing the surgical outcome data of an individual surgeon during the informed consent process.
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ABMS MOC Part II CME Activity
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Apply the autonomy ethical principle discussed to individually evaluate each informed consent process' factual situation, and find a balance between disclosing too much and too little information while still being responsive to the patient's concerns.
Medical Ethics, Informed Consent, Ethics, Legal, Surgery Data, Outcome Statistics, Autonomy
Interpersonal & Communication Skills, Professionalism
CME Credit Type
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Academic Medicine, Inpatient, Outpatient, Physician Executives, Rural, Urban, VA/Military
National Quality Strategies and/or Quadruple Aim Care Processes
Physician-Patient Relationship, Medical Ethics