Ethical Issues in Physician Practice

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A Brief Overview of the Ethical and Religious Directives

presented by

John Paul Slosar, PhD, Vice President, Ethics Integration & Education, Ascension Health

Mark Repenshek, PhD, Senior Director, Ethics Integration & Education, Ascension Health

Aug. 7, 2013
6 to 8:30 p.m.
Norris Conference Center


  • Describe key factors that influence health care resource allocation and spending.
  • Distinguish between Palliative Care and End of Life Care.
  • Apply ethical principles in balancing the caregiver’s responsibilities to do what is good for the patient and to be a good steward of health care resources.

Target Audience:

Primary: Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists, Ethics First Responders

Secondary: Ethics Committee Board Members

For more information and to register, please contact Michelle Breehl at or 512-324-5901.

The Seton Healthcare Family is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Seton Healthcare Family designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This course has been designated by Seton Healthcare Family for 4.5 hour(s) of education
in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.