Virtual Health Care Ethics Symposium, 29-30 APR 2021 – DAY 1: 29 APR

April 29, 2021

Program Description

This activity is a two day virtual conference focusing upon the ethical aspects of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. An internationally renowned faculty has been compiled and will focus on various ethical aspects of the pandemic, to include: principles of triage/resource allocation, moral injury, moral distress and resiliency, health disparities, practical guidance for bedside clinicians, and the conducting of research during rapidly evolving periods of therapeutic equipoise.

Target Audience

This activity provides continuing education for physicians, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, optometrists, social workers, psychologists, dentists, dental hygienists, dental technicians, registered dieticians, dietetic technicians, occupational therapists, certified counselors, kinesiotherapists, case managers, healthcare executives, audiologists, and speech language pathologists. A certificate of attendance is available for other attendees.

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the ethical issues of visiting the dying.
  2. Outline the psychological impact of dying alone.
  3. Identify and familiarize with the development of safe visitation protocols in pandemic.
  4. Discuss the American College of Surgeons code of ethics.
  5. Distinguish the ethical impact of dying in the current pandemic.
  6. Define how COVID has incurred ethical issues in military medicine and biosecurity.
  7. Describe key ethical domains of US military and international biosecurity engagement.
  8. Explain why and how a whole-of-nation approach may be required to enable such ethical engagement.
  9. Summarize the 4 types of Moral Reasoning and understand the differences among them.
  10. Apply each of the 4 types of Moral Reasoning to concrete cases and understand why each type could possibly arrive at a different moral conclusion.
  11. Describe the concept of moral injury.
  12. Identify peer support opportunities across the MHS.
  13. Summarize key ethical issues in allocation strategies.
  14. Discuss pros and cons of various allocation priority factors.
  15. Define and describe history of moral injury.
  16. Describe the ethical conflicts and consequences of moral injury in healthcare during times of crisis.
  17. Explore strategies to decrease development of moral injury.
  18. Discuss practical recommendations for leaders, clinicians, and individuals to support front line staff experiencing moral injury.

Additional Information

ASHA Course Type: 
Intermediate
Virtual COPE Course ID #: 
72407-EJ
Virtual COPE Activity/Event #: 
121640
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.75 AAPA
    DHA J-7 CEPO has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 5.75 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Physician assistants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
  • 5.75 ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education. ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit providers will be provided a certificate of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit providers may receive a maximum of 5.75 hours for completing this Internet Live Course activity.
  • 5.75 ACHE
    DHA J-7 CEPO is authorized to award a maximum of 5.75 hours of pre-approved American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Qualified Education credit for this program toward advancement, or recertification in the American College of Healthcare Executives. Participants in this program who wish to have the continuing education hours applied toward ACHE Qualified Education credit must self-report their participation. To self-report, participants must log into their MyACHE account and select ACHE Qualified Education Credit.
  • 5.75 ACPE Pharmacist
    UAN JA4008136-0000-21-101-L04-P
    No valid paper/electronic statement of credit will be offered. DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the American Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) to provide continuing education for Pharmacists. This knowledge based activity will provide a maximum of 5.75 contact hours of pharmacy continuing education credit. Participant CE records will be electronically communicated to CPE Monitor. There is no cost to participate in this activity.
  • 5.75 ACPE Pharmacy technician
    UAN JA4008136-0000-21-101-L04-T
    No valid paper/electronic statement of credit will be offered. DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the American Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) to provide continuing education for Pharmacy Technicians. This knowledge based activity will provide a maximum of 5.75 contact hours of pharmacy continuing education credit. Participant CE records will be electronically communicated to CPE Monitor. There is no cost to participate in this activity.
  • 5.75 ADA
    The Defense Health Agency J-7 Continuing Education Program Office is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.
  • 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this Internet Live Course activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 5.75 ANCC
    The DHA, J-7, CEPO is accredited by the Joint Accreditation/ Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) to provide this Continuing Nursing Education Internet Live Course for a maximum of 5.75 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 5.75 AOTA
    The Defense Health Agency, J-7, Continuing Education Program Office is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID# 2262. This Distance Learning-Interactive course is offered at 0.575 CEUs, intermediate, professional issues. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.
  • 5.75 APA
    Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The DHA, J7, CEPO maintains responsibility for the content of the programs. DHA, J-7, CEPO designated this activity for a maximum of 5.75 CE credits. The instructional level of this activity is intermediate. There is no cost to participate.
  • 5.75 ARBO/COPE
    This activity has been approved by ARBO/COPE. The Defense Health Agency J-7 Continuing Education Program Office designated this activity for a maximum of 5.75 credit hours. Optometrists should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    COPE Course ID #: 72407-EJ
    COPE Activity/Event #: 121640
  • 5.50 ASHA
    American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA)
    Course # is ABIT2106
    Intermediate Level
    0.55 ASHA CEUs
    Defense Health Agency, J-7, Continuing Education Program Office is approved by the Continuing Education board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology, and audiology. ASHA CE Provider approval and use of the Brand Block does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.
  • 5.75 ASWB
    As a Jointly Accredited Organization, DHA J-7 CEPO is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. DHA J-7 CEPO maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive a maximum of 5.75 ASWB continuing education credits.
  • 5.75 Certificate of Attendance
  • 5.75 CCMC
    This program has been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers. The course is approved for up to 5.75 CE contact hours.
    Activity Code: C00046007 Approval Number: 210001375
  • 5.75 CDR

    The Defense Health Agency, J-7, Continuing Education Program Office is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 5.75 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs) for completion of this activity/material.

  • 5.75 COPSKT
    Provider # is 042921
    This continuing education activity has been accredited by The Council on Professional Standards for Kinesiotherapy (COPSKT) to include 5.75 contact hours/0.575 CEU. DHA, J-7, CEPO accredits enterprise-wide continuing education activities for military and civilian health care professionals. These courses are critical to DHA’s goal of providing the best possible quality care to active duty service members, veterans, and their families.
  • 5.75 IPCE
    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners can receive up to 5.75 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change. In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by DHA, J-7, CEPO. DHA, J-7, CEPO is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry's Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (ARBO/COPE), the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), the American Psychological Association (APA), the American Dental Association’s Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP), and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) to provide continuing education for the health care team.
  • 5.75 NBCC
    DHA J-7 CEPO has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6955. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. DHA J-7 CEPO is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
Course opens: 
04/15/2021
Course expires: 
05/13/2021
Event starts: 
04/29/2021 - 09:30
Event ends: 
04/29/2021 - 17:00

James Giordano, Ph.D. Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose. 
Hector Ramos, M.D., M.A. Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose. 
Alexander Kon, M.D., H.E.C.-C. Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose. 
COL Jessica Bunin, M.D, F.A.C.P., F.C.C.M. Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose. LTC Vincent Capaldi M.D., Sc.M. Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose. 
Amy O'Connor, L.C.S.W., P.M.P. Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.  
James J. Walter, Ph.D. Presenter has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose. 

Available Credit

  • 5.75 AAPA
    DHA J-7 CEPO has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 5.75 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Physician assistants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
  • 5.75 ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education. ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit providers will be provided a certificate of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit providers may receive a maximum of 5.75 hours for completing this Internet Live Course activity.
  • 5.75 ACHE
    DHA J-7 CEPO is authorized to award a maximum of 5.75 hours of pre-approved American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Qualified Education credit for this program toward advancement, or recertification in the American College of Healthcare Executives. Participants in this program who wish to have the continuing education hours applied toward ACHE Qualified Education credit must self-report their participation. To self-report, participants must log into their MyACHE account and select ACHE Qualified Education Credit.
  • 5.75 ACPE Pharmacist
    UAN JA4008136-0000-21-101-L04-P
    No valid paper/electronic statement of credit will be offered. DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the American Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) to provide continuing education for Pharmacists. This knowledge based activity will provide a maximum of 5.75 contact hours of pharmacy continuing education credit. Participant CE records will be electronically communicated to CPE Monitor. There is no cost to participate in this activity.
  • 5.75 ACPE Pharmacy technician
    UAN JA4008136-0000-21-101-L04-T
    No valid paper/electronic statement of credit will be offered. DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the American Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) to provide continuing education for Pharmacy Technicians. This knowledge based activity will provide a maximum of 5.75 contact hours of pharmacy continuing education credit. Participant CE records will be electronically communicated to CPE Monitor. There is no cost to participate in this activity.
  • 5.75 ADA
    The Defense Health Agency J-7 Continuing Education Program Office is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.
  • 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this Internet Live Course activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 5.75 ANCC
    The DHA, J-7, CEPO is accredited by the Joint Accreditation/ Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) to provide this Continuing Nursing Education Internet Live Course for a maximum of 5.75 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 5.75 AOTA
    The Defense Health Agency, J-7, Continuing Education Program Office is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID# 2262. This Distance Learning-Interactive course is offered at 0.575 CEUs, intermediate, professional issues. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.
  • 5.75 APA
    Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The DHA, J7, CEPO maintains responsibility for the content of the programs. DHA, J-7, CEPO designated this activity for a maximum of 5.75 CE credits. The instructional level of this activity is intermediate. There is no cost to participate.
  • 5.75 ARBO/COPE
    This activity has been approved by ARBO/COPE. The Defense Health Agency J-7 Continuing Education Program Office designated this activity for a maximum of 5.75 credit hours. Optometrists should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    COPE Course ID #: 72407-EJ
    COPE Activity/Event #: 121640
  • 5.50 ASHA
    American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA)
    Course # is ABIT2106
    Intermediate Level
    0.55 ASHA CEUs
    Defense Health Agency, J-7, Continuing Education Program Office is approved by the Continuing Education board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology, and audiology. ASHA CE Provider approval and use of the Brand Block does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.
  • 5.75 ASWB
    As a Jointly Accredited Organization, DHA J-7 CEPO is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. DHA J-7 CEPO maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive a maximum of 5.75 ASWB continuing education credits.
  • 5.75 Certificate of Attendance
  • 5.75 CCMC
    This program has been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers. The course is approved for up to 5.75 CE contact hours.
    Activity Code: C00046007 Approval Number: 210001375
  • 5.75 CDR

    The Defense Health Agency, J-7, Continuing Education Program Office is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 5.75 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs) for completion of this activity/material.

  • 5.75 COPSKT
    Provider # is 042921
    This continuing education activity has been accredited by The Council on Professional Standards for Kinesiotherapy (COPSKT) to include 5.75 contact hours/0.575 CEU. DHA, J-7, CEPO accredits enterprise-wide continuing education activities for military and civilian health care professionals. These courses are critical to DHA’s goal of providing the best possible quality care to active duty service members, veterans, and their families.
  • 5.75 IPCE
    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners can receive up to 5.75 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change. In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by DHA, J-7, CEPO. DHA, J-7, CEPO is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry's Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (ARBO/COPE), the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), the American Psychological Association (APA), the American Dental Association’s Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP), and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) to provide continuing education for the health care team.
  • 5.75 NBCC
    DHA J-7 CEPO has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6955. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. DHA J-7 CEPO is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
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