Activity

Activity ID

3834

Expires

January 17, 2022

Format Type

Enduring

CME Credit

0.5

Fee

$20
CME Provider

American Medical Association

Description

This module provides guidance regarding identification of a surrogate decision maker for a patient, as well as how to guide the surrogate in the decision making process.

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

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Educational Objectives

1. Recognize circumstances when a surrogate is needed
2. Determine approaches for identifying a surrogate
3. Describe surrogate and physician responsibilities in making decisions for patients who lack capacity

Keywords

End of Life, Ethics, Health Care Policy, Shared Decision Making and Communication

Competencies

Professionalism

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

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