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137160 - AMA Code of Ethics

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This module aims to give you an understanding of the AMA Code of Ethics 2004, editorially revised 2006, revised 2016. 

The Code serves to guide doctors in supporting patients to be active in managing their own health care and make their own informed health care decisions.

Relevance to General Practice

The Code has grown out of other similar ethical codes stretching back into history including the Hippocratic Oath and those from other cultures. The updated Code of Ethics provides greater clarity on consent, conscientious objection, complaints, control of patient information, fees, professional boundaries, managing interests, stewardship, medico-legal responsibilities, and protecting others from harm.

Learning outcomes
  • Develop a broad understanding of the AMA Code of Ethics (Revised 2016).
  • Name the principles that underpin the Code.
  • Complete scenarios supporting the practice of the Code.
  • Engage in ethical practices with patients, colleagues and society.
  • Delivery
    Title
    137160 - AMA Code of Ethics
    Location
    Duration
    2 hours
    Start Date
    12-Jul-2018
    End Date
    31-Dec-2019
    CPD Points
    2 hours
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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