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Advance Care Directives

Do they help or do they harm? 

Target Audience: Health Care Professionals
 
Learning Objectives:
  • Identify various types of health care directives and their purpose
  • Assess benefits and harms that result from using various health care directives 
  • Describe recent legislative/administrative changes to health care directives in Oregon
Original Release: 9/28/2012
Most Recent Update: 10/3/2012
Termination Date: 9/28/2015

Faculty

John Holmes, PhD, Director of Ethics, PeaceHealth Oregon
Method of Participation
Viewers participate in the learning process by viewing the video at the bottom of this page and the Presentation Handout (pdf). Physicians must complete the entire educational activity before the termination date (see above). Non-physicians may view the course but are not eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Instead, non-physicians will earn a certificate of participation after successfully completing the course before its termination date.
 
To receive credit, physicians must complete the attached evaluation packet (pdf) and fax to Treena Bell at (541) 335-2310 or email tbell@peacehealth.org.
 
Number of Credit Hours
Sacred Heart Medical Center designates this enduring internet activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
Combination of Media Used
This internet enduring material is a case-based, interactive presentation comprised mainly of video, text and images. A variety of media, including video clips, audio clips and Flash animation, may be presented. Links to any necessary plugins are provided when necessary, but no plugins are required for general use of the CME website.

Accreditation

NUMBER OF CREDITS: 1
Sacred Heart Medical Center is accredited by the Oregon Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Sacred Heart Medical Center designates this enduring internet activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

General Information

Computers
Any computers running Windows, Mac OS, or Unix are supported.
Internet Connection
Your computer should be configured to access the internet. A high speed internet connection may be required to view larger multimedia files.
Browsers
Internet Explorer 5.5 or higher is recommended. However, Internet Explorer 4.0 or Netscape 4.0 or newer versions will also work. JavaScript and cookies must be enabled.
Plugins
Some of the multimedia resources in this course may require Apple Quicktime, RealMedia or a Flash player. You will be prompted to download the appropriate plugin when necessary, No plugins are required for general use of the CME website.
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