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Ethics Seminar Series: The Annette Bisanz Honorary Nursing Ethics Lecture

Ethics Seminar Series: The Annette Bisanz Honorary Nursing Ethics Lecture

Topic:Watching Train Wrecks Happen Every Day Kills Me: Healthcare Professionals’ Moral Distress”

After attending this activity, the target audience of physicians in psychology, psychiatry, surgery, oncology and critical care, social workers, nurses and chaplains should be able to:
Series Objectives
·         Identify potential ethical dilemmas or possible difficult situations, and work to circumvent them by addressing those questions and needs earlier, using methods discussed in this forum (knowledge, competence, performance, patient outcomes);
·         Recognize and promote diverse opportunities that encourage interdisciplinary thinking to create a highly collaborative atmosphere (knowledge, competence, performance, patient outcomes);
·         Integrate an increased multidisciplinary approach to cancer care, resulting in practice improvement, increased patient and provider satisfaction (knowledge, competence, performance, patient outcomes).
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This series has been designated by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.
It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center that the program chair(s), planning committee member, faculty/teacher/ author, or CME activity reviewer must disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests whose products may be discussed in the activities, if any.  MD Anderson also requires that faculty disclose any unlabeled use or investigational use (not yet approved for any purpose) of pharmaceutical and medical device products.  Specific disclosure will be made to the participants prior to the educational activity.               
Continuing Nursing Education
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
1.0      Nursing Contact Hour has been approved.
               Continuing Social Work Education
The following presentation for .1 Social Work ETHICS CEU has been approved.

Date: 12/9/13, 12pm to 1pm
Time: 12/9/13, 12pm to 1pm
Location: Pickens Academic Tower FCT3.5001
Format: Seminar/Conference
CME: 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Facilitator: Jessica A. Moore, DHCE
Speaker: Courtenay R. Bruce, JD, MA
Speaker Bio: Assistant Professor of Medicine and Medical Ethics, Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy Baylor College of Medicine Director, Houston Methodist Hospital Ethics Program Co-Director, Houston Methodist Hospital System Ethics Program
Contact: Brittany Campbell - (713) 794-1495 -
  Ethics Seminar Announcement_December 2013.pdf (PDF, 394 KB)
  Ethics Seminar Announcement_December 2013_Bay Area.pdf (PDF, 397 KB)
  Ethics Seminar Announcement_December 2013_Katy.pdf (PDF, 397 KB)
  Ethics Seminar Announcement_December 2013_Sugarland.pdf (PDF, 397 KB)