Continuing Education in Ethical Decision Making Using Case Studies From Medical Social Work.

TitleContinuing Education in Ethical Decision Making Using Case Studies From Medical Social Work.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2014
AuthorsMcCormick, AJ, Stowell-Weiss, P, Carson, J, Tebo, G, Hanson, I, Quesada, B
JournalSocial Work in Health Care
Volume53
Issue4
Pagination344 - 363
Date Published2014/04//
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number00981389
KeywordsBIOETHICS , Capacity , Case , continuing , DECISION , decisional , Dementia , ethical , INTENSIVE , LIFE , Medical , National , PEOPLE , SOCIAL , teaching , Terminal , Washington
AbstractMedical social workers have needs for training in ethics that is specific to dilemmas that arise while providing service to patients who are very ill, mentally compromised, or in a terminal condition. A social work department developed a continuing education training to educate social workers in bioethics related to determining decisional capacity and understanding standards of ethical decision making. Case studies are used to illustrate ethical conflicts and the role of social workers in resolving them. The benefits of case study training are discussed.
NotesAccession Number: 95477330; McCormick, Andrew J. 1 Stowell-Weiss, Patti 1 Carson, Jennifer 1 Tebo, Gerald 1 Hanson, Inga 1 Quesada, Bianca 1; Affiliation: 1: Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA; Source Info: Apr2014, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p344; Subject Term: SOCIAL workers -- Education; Subject Term: CAPACITY & disability (Law); Subject Term: CONTINUING education; Subject Term: DEMENTIA; Subject Term: INTENSIVE care units; Subject Term: LIFE support systems (Critical care); Subject Term: CASE study (Research); Subject Term: PEOPLE with mental disabilities; Subject Term: TERMINAL care; Subject Term: DECISION making -- Moral & ethical aspects; Subject Term: TEACHING methods; Subject Term: NATIONAL competency-based educational tests; Subject Term: WASHINGTON (State); Author-Supplied Keyword: bioethics; Author-Supplied Keyword: case studies; Author-Supplied Keyword: decisional capacity; Author-Supplied Keyword: ethical decision making; Author-Supplied Keyword: medical social work; NAICS/Industry Codes: 611430 Professional and Management Development Training; Number of Pages: 20p; Document Type: Article
DOI10.1080/00981389.2014.884042
Short TitleSocial Work in Health Care

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