Ethics of Self-Determination in Medical Settings

DATE: Friday, June 28, 2024

TIME: 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET //  12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. CT  // 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PT // 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. MT

PLATFORM: Via Zoom Webinar

COST: $27


  • Live & Interactive Webinar
  • Presentation Slides PDF & Additional Resources Included
  • Provides for 1.5 CE hours of General Skill-Building/Ethics/Clinical

Medical settings present service providers with diverse patient situations and circumstances which sometimes involve ethical dilemmas. This webinar will present an overview of key social work ethical principles and frameworks. Specific ethical dilemmas in medical settings will be presented through case studies, including decisional capacity, competence, cultural factors, and autonomy. Participants will be encouraged to use critical thinking skills, ethical principles, and ethical decision-making models to arrive at best practice decisions regarding medical self-determination cases.

Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Identify key ethical concepts and considerations in medical self-determination.
  • Analyze self-determination ethical dilemmas in case studies.
  • Review and summarize the social work code of ethics values, principles, and standards.