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Ethical and Legal Issues of Hospice and Palliative Care
Speaker: Luis G. Guerra, MD, FACP

Department: Office of CMERoom: Clinical Science Bldg A3500
Jointly Sponsored :Office of Continuing Medical Education and Hospice El Paso
Time: 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Campus: El Paso

The Palliative Care and Hospice Series presented by the TTUHSC Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and Hospice El Paso This activity is part of the RHP 1115 Waiver in conjunction with University Medical Center and TTUHSC- Paul L. Foster School of Medicine
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Upon the completion of this activity the participant should be able to:
  • Describe the process of ethical decision-making
  • Discuss the ways that cultural values and beliefs may influence ethical decisions at the end-of-life
  • Describe ethical and legal issues in hospice and palliative medicine and end-of-life care
  • Anticipate common ethical and legal issues that arise in the context of end-of-life medical care
  • Learn models for the ethical decision making process
Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and Hospice El Paso. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Ethics Credit: This activity includes 1.0 formal credit in Medical Ethics and/or Professional Responsibility as required annually by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners.