Enduring CME Course: Making Decisions When Professional and Personal Values Diverge
ExpiresMay 23, 2025
CME Provider: American Medical Association
Description of CME Course
This Code of Medical Ethics module outlines how personal and professional identities can inform clinical decision making, and how to maintain one’s integrity when these values collide.
1. This activity is part of the AMA Code of Medical Ethics.
2. This activity is free to AMA members.
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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.
1. Recognize how the different elements of your identity inform your approach to clinical decision-making
2. Analyze how to maintain professional integrity while caring for the patient and managing their expectations
3. Apply the given key considerations as a decision-making tool in these situations
Ethics, Health Care Policy, Health Policy, Shared Decision Making and Communication
CME Credit Type
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit