• This compilation of online ethics education resources includes courses, learning plans, and podcasts with most offering CME and/or self-assessment credits.

    Ethics Courses

    Ethics in Telemedicine,  MAR 16, 2021
    On completing this activity, the ophthalmologist should be able to identify ethical dilemmas in providing patient care via telemedicine, recognize ethical components of telemedicine visits, and resolve ethical dilemmas that arise in providing patient care via telemedicine.
    0.75 General AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

    Expert Witness Survival Skills,  NOV 28, 2018
    On completing this activity, the ophthalmologist should be able to identify practical concepts such as basing testimony on sound scientific principles, bias, objectivity, understanding the standard of care, causal rela­tionships, and the distinction between negligence and mal-occurrence.
    1 Ethics AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, 1 Self-Assessment AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

    Ethically Co-Managing Postoperative Care, JUL 19, 2018
    On completing this activity, the ophthalmologist should be able to differentiate between co-management and transfer-of-care, essential conditions for co-management and transfers of care, relevant Rules of the Code of Ethics and ethically co-managed patient care.
    1 Ethics AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, 1 Self-Assessment AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

    Physician Advertising: Regulation, Ethics and Law, APR 01, 2018
    On completing this activity, the ophthalmologist should be able to identify regulations, ethics, and laws involved in physician advertising. This course bears 1hr AMA PRA Category 1 credit.
    1 Ethics AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, 1 Self-Assessment AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
     

    Ethics Learning Plans

    Ethical Expert Witness Testimony, JAN 29, 2021
    This collection of content reviews Rule 16, how to be a good expert witness, qualifications, compensation, testifying outside your area of expertise, and how to submit a challenge about potentially unethical testimony.
    2 Ethics AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

    Ethical Informed Consent
    , JAN 31, 2021
    This collection of content reviews ophthalmologists’ ethical obligation to act in the patient’s best interests when obtaining informed consent. Topics include competence, disclosure, comprehension, the reasonable person standard, and ophthalmologists’ obligation to obtain more than a consent form signature.
    3 Self-Assessment AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

    Ethical Global Ophthalmology, FEB 01, 2021
    This collection of content reviews the ethical role of trainees and risk management in a global setting, and the numerable ethical challenges in global practice: appropriate supervision, competence, informed consent, perioperative care, patient vulnerability and privacy, and potential conflicts of interest.
    2 Self-Assessment AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ 

    Ethics Podcasts

    The podcasts provide practical ethics information targeted at what we do on a daily basis. They are free, convenient and promote self-development.