Activity

Activity ID

3818

Expires

October 1, 2022

Format Type

Enduring

CME Credit

0.25

Fee

$20

CME Provider: American Medical Association

Description of CME Course

This Code of Medical Ethics module details the steps in the informed consent process and guides a physician in assessing when it is and is not ethically permissible to withhold information from a patient. Learn more about the elements of informed consent in this module.

Disclaimers
1. This activity is part of the AMA Code of Medical Ethics.
2. This activity is free to AMA members.

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No

NOTE: If a Member Board has not deemed this activity for MOC approval as an accredited CME activity, this activity may count toward an ABMS Member Board’s general CME requirement. Please refer directly to your Member Board’s MOC Part II Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment Program Requirements.

Educational Objectives

By the end of this module, you will be able to
1. Explain informed consent as a patient right
2. Define each step of the informed consent process
3. Describe the elements of informed consent
4. Explain when physicians may ethically withhold information from a patient

Keywords

Continuing Medical Education and Maintenance of Certification, Ethics, Medical Education and Training

Competencies

Interpersonal & Communication Skills, Professionalism

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

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