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Making Decisions When Professional and Personal Values Diverge

Learning Objectives
1. Recognize how the different elements of your identity inform your approach to clinical decision-making
2. Analyze how to maintain professional integrity while caring for the patient and managing their expectations
3. Apply the given key considerations as a decision-making tool in these situations
0.5 Credit CME

The module outlines how personal and professional identities can inform clinical decision making, and how to balance professional integrity and patient expectations in these types of scenarios. This is accomplished by exploring eight key considerations that physicians must evaluate when faced with this type of challenge.

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Education from the AMA Code of Medical Ethics is a series of interactive modules that provide training to assist physicians and healthcare professionals in thinking about the foundational values of conduct defining their honorable behavior. Learn more

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Designation Statement: The American Medical Association designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of .50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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