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Rural Matters: Ethical Considerations in Rural Practice

Program Date & Time:
June 11, 2021 | 9:00am - 11:00am
Modality:
  • Webinar
Registration Fee:
Free
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Additional Details
Instructional Hours:
2.00
Registration Deadline:
6/10/21 5:00 PM
Cancellation Deadline:
6/11/21 8:00 AM
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Description
Practices in rural South Carolina have unique needs. Health and behavioral health professionals in rural settings encounter unique ethical practice considerations, such as dual or multiple relationships, professional boundaries, confidentiality, community resources and conflicts of interest. This training seeks to provide necessary education and best practices related to unique ethical considerations for interprofessional health services in rural settings.
Objectives

At the completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify three ethical dilemmas common in rural behavioral health practice.
  • List three ways that professional codes of ethics can be applied to ethical dilemmas common in rural health and behavioral health practice.
  • Identify three best practices related to ethics in rural health and behavioral health practice.
  • Identify three ethical dilemmas common in rural behavioral health practice.
  • Identify three best practices related to ethics in rural health and behavioral health practice.
  • List three ways that professional codes of ethics can be applied to ethical dilemmas common in rural health and behavioral health practice.
Disclosures
Accreditation Statement This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Medical University of South Carolina and Mid-Carolina AHEC, Inc. The Medical University of South Carolina is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Disclosure Statement In accordance with the ACCME Essentials & Standards, anyone involved in planning, writing or presenting at this educational activity will be required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in the health care industry. The Activity Director, planners, and presenters of this live activity have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.
Credits Available
  • Social Workers
    SC Board of Social Work Examiners
    Credit Statement
    This program is approved for 2 social work hours of continuing education by Mid-Carolina AHEC, a part of the South Carolina AHEC system, as defined by the South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners.
  • Registered Nurses
    SC Nurses Association
    Credit Statement

    Mid-Carolina AHEC is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by South Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

    This nursing continuing education activity approval # 1811-032PR-124 has been approved for 2.0 hours.

  • Physicians
    Medical University of South Carolina Office of CME
    Credit Statement
    The Medical University of South Carolina designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • Physical Therapists
    South Carolina Chapter of APTA
    Credit Statement
    This program has been approved by the South Carolina Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association (SCAPTA) for 0.2 CEU's (2 hours) of continuing education for Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants.
  • Occupational Therapists
    South Carolina Occupational Therapist Association
    Credit Statement
    This course has been approved for 2.0 contact hours by the South Carolina Occupational Therapist Association (SCOTA).
  • Non-MD/DO Providers That Require CME Certified Programs
    Medical University of South Carolina Office of CME
    Credit Statement
    The Medical University of South Carolina is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Medical University of South Carolina will award 0.2 CEU(s) (equivalent to 2 contact hours) for full time attendance. (1 contact hour equals .1 CEU)
  • Counselors/Therapist
    SC Board of Examiners for Professional Counselors
    Credit Statement
    This program is approved for 2 hours of continuing education by Mid-Carolina AHEC, a division of SC AHEC, under its accreditation by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensed Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists.
  • All Other Participants
    Area Health Education Consortium
    Credit Statement
    Participation recognition only: This 1 hour(s) program is presented by SC AHEC.
  • AHEC CE
    Area Health Education Consortium
    Credit Statement
    This program provides .2 CEUs by Mid-Carolina AHEC and meets South Carolina AHEC Best Practice Standards.
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