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Course Details

Social Work Leadership in Ethics and Ethics in Social Work Leadership

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Description

This webinar is a recording of Dr. Miller’s’s live presentation at the Maine Chapter, Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care’s Annual Ethics Conference held on October 17, 2014, in Waterville, Maine.  This presentation explores the ethical challenges faced by social workers in the health care field and guides the learner through analysis of challenging ethics cases.  The cases include the considerations involved in making ethical decisions for the patient who does not have decision making capacity. The cases also discuss utilizing a variety of resources for working with patients who are not represented by family or friends. 

To receive credit for this activity, complete the pre-test, view the presentation in the Archived Webinar and complete the post-test and activity evaluation.

Unlike standard programs, this Distance Learning authorization number does not expire.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

1. Explore the dynamics involved in ethical decision making through the use of case examples.
2. Compare and contrast the role of the social worker when working with represented and unrepresented patients.
3. Discuss the occurrence and impact of moral distress on social work practice.

Faculty

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Jessica Miller, PhD
Associate Professor and Chair, Dept. of Philosophy, University of Maine
Clinical Ethicist, Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, ME

Jessica Miller earned her PhD in philosophy at the University of Connecticut. At the University of Maine, she teaches courses in biomedical ethics, contemporary moral problems, and ethics and fiction. She also sits on the Maine Institutional Review Board. She publishes in the areas of clinical ethics and medical humanities.  At EMMC, she performs ethics consultations, ethics trainings, and policy review. She is also a volunteer with Hospice of Eastern Maine.

Registration Information

This activity is free of charge.

Contact

For questions regarding this program, please contact  Carole MacKenzie at  617-726-7572.

For questions regarding technical difficulties, please contact Partners Office of Continuing Professional Development at  partnerscpd@partners.org

CME Information

Start Date: March 29, 2016
End Date: March 28, 2018
Duration: One Hour

To receive credit for this activity, complete the pre-test, view the presentation in the Archived Webinar and complete the post-test and activity evaluation.

Social Workers:
The above listed Distance Learning program has been approved in accordance with the Regulations of the Board of Registration of Social Workers, 258 CMR 31.

NASW or NASWMA #: D 71450-3



The following planners and/or their spouse/partner have reported no relevant financial relationship with a commercial interest:
Denise O’Connell, MSW, LCSW, CCM, CCP
Carole MacKenzie, RN, BSN, M.Ed

The following speakers and/or their spouse/partner have reported no relevant financial relationship with a commercial interest:
Jessica Miller, PhD

Hardware/Software Specifications: 
This internet-based CME activity is best experienced Microsoft Internet Explorer 9.0 or later, Mozilla Firefox 13 or later, Chrome 16 or later, Safari (version 5 or later)

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Optimal System Configuration: 
Flash Player: Adobe Flash Player 10.1+
Browser: Firefox 13+, Internet Explorer 9.0+, Safari 13+, or Google Chrome 16+
Operating System: Windows Vista,7,8 or Mac OS X 10.4+
Internet Connection: 1 Mbps or higher

Minimum Requirements: 
Windows PC: 
Intel Pentium 4 or equivalent with 2.33 GHz processor; Windows XP; 512 MB RAM; Video Card at least 64MB of video memory; Sound Card at least 16-bit; Macromedia Flash Player 10 or higher, audio playback with speakers for programs with video content; Firefox 3+, Internet Explorer 7.0+, Safari 4+, Google Chrome, or Opera
Macintosh: 
Mac OS X 10.3 or higher with latest updates installed; 1.83MHz Intel Core Duo or faster; RAM: 128MB or more; Video Card: at least 128MB of video memory; Sound Card: at least 16-bit