Grand Rounds - Feb. 21, 2020
“Bedside Ethics Consultation: Principles and Value
(when to ask for one and what to expect)”

Speaker: Douglas G. Merrill MD MBA MA FASA, Chief Medical Officer at St. Charles Health System


  1. Discuss the indications for a clinical ethics consultation
  2. Review the ethical principles typically
  3. applicable in bedside ethics consultations
  4. Illustrate how to frame questions and what to expect from
  5. ethics consultations

Accreditation: St. Charles Health System is accredited by the Oregon Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. St. Charles Health System designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Target Audience: Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists, Allied Health Professionals

Accessibility/Program Questions: St. Charles Health System encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Lisa Nasr, CME coordinator at 541-706-4767 or email. For CME or Clerkship questions, contact Sheila Jordan, MMGT, CHCP, manager of Continuing Medical Education at 541-706-6780 or email.