ASBH Annual Conference
The American Society for Bioethics and Humanities' Annual Conference connects individuals and groups across many disciplines, all with interest in clinical and academic bioethics and health-related humanities. The conference provides a platform for presenting new ideas, debate, discussion, learning and networking with other professionals in related fields.
After participating in this conference, attendees should be able to:
- Discuss emerging issues in bioethics and the medical humanities
- Discuss and apply recent research findings related to bioethics and the medical humanities
- Examine the role of bioethics and humanities in responding to injustice, trauma, and loss in the context of health and medicine
Session topics include:
- Clinical ethics and clinical ethics consultation
- Religion, culture and social sciences
- Arts and literature
- Philosophy and history
- Research ethics and empirical research
- Law, public health policy, organizational ethics
- Education and inter-professional studies
- Diversity, disparity and inclusion
The schedule for the 21st Annual Conference will be announced in summer 2019.
Who Should Attend
The American Society of Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH) Annual Conference is designed for physicians, nurses, attorneys, historians, philosophers, professors of literature and the humanities, members of the clergy, social workers, and others engaged in endeavors related to clinical and academic bioethics and the health-related humanities.
Registration for the 21st Annual Conference will open in summer 2019.
Hotel and travel options for the 21st Annual Conference in Pittsburgh can be found here.
Become a partner to reach more than 1,200 healthcare professionals, educators, consultants, and others who have an interest in the field of clinical and academic bioethics and the health-related humanities.
2019 Program Committee
Gretchen Case, PhD, Chair
University of Utah
Kelly Dineen, RN JD PhD
Creighton University School of Law
Thomas Cunningham, PhD
Stacey Tovino, JD, PhD
UNLV William S Boyd School of Law
Alex Kon, MD
University of California, San Diego
Ana Iltis, PhD
Wake Forest University
2018 Speaker Disclosures can be accessed here.
Continuing Education Credit
The total credits for this conference are 27.5, as follows:
- Preconference (extra-fee) sessions: 3.5
- Thursday afternoon sessions: 4.0
- Friday sessions: 7.0
- Saturday sessions: 9.5
- Sunday sessions: 3.5
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 27.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this activity for 27.5 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses Licensed in Iowa and California
This activity was planned and developed in accordance with the continuing education standards of the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The Iowa Board of Nursing and the California Board of Nursing will honor ANCC continuing education for face-to-face programs held outside Iowa and California.
Approval of this activity by the National Association of Social Workers is pending.
Other professionals who participate in this educational activity may submit their Statements of Attendance with their specific claim for continuing education units (CEUs) to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit. Those participants are responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable CEUs
This activity has been planned and implemented by Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) and the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities for the advancement of patient care. Creighton University HSCE is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
It is the policy of Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its educational activities. All faculty participating in this activity are expected to disclose to the audience any significant financial interest or other relationship they have with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) discussed in an educational presentation.
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