Activity

Activity ID

5604

Expires

March 27, 2023

Format Type

Enduring

CME Credit

0.5

Fee

30

CME Provider: JAMA

Description of CME Course

Hospitals need ways to make rational, fair decisions about who gets ICU beds and ventilators if COVID-19 patients overwhelm capacity. Douglas B. White, MD, MAS, Director of the Program on Ethics and Decision Making in Critical Illness at the University of Pittsburgh, discusses a framework for those decisions and a guideline he helped develop for allocation of scarce resources in public health emergencies. Click the related article link for additional details.

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/jamacardio.2020.0950

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