Seattle Children’s is accredited by the Washington State Medical Association CME Accreditation Committee to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Seattle Children’s designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 9.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity meets the criteria for up to 9.50 hours of Category I CME credit to satisfy the relicensure requirements of the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission.
- Identify some specific ways in which cultural or religious practices of a family may directly conflict with the standards of Western clinical ethics.
- Identify the conditions under which a parent may refuse an important medical intervention on behalf of a child for religious or cultural reasons.
- Discuss some communication strategies that might enhance a health care provider’s ability to work with families with belief systems that differ from the providers.