Two Day Mandatory Course in Medical Ethics - WACP

WACP MEDICAL ETHICS COURSE

The West African College of Physicians (WACP) was established in 1976. It is an association of medical specialists in the following disciplines: Community Health, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Laboratory Medicine (made up of its major specialties of Anatomical Pathology, Chemical Pathology, Haematology and Medical Microbiology), Paediatrics, and Psychiatry.

The West African College of Physicians, WACP, Announces:
A Two Day Mandatory Course In Medical Ethics

MANDATORY for all Resident Doctors taking the part 1 examination of The College.
Subsequently the course will take place once a year just before the part I revision course.

[A]. COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

1). Overview of medical ethics

  • Historical issues in bioethics
  • Relevance to clinical care

2). Moral theories and Ethical principles

  • Moral theories
    • Utilitarianism-Concept of utility
    • Kantanianism-Obligation based
  • Ethical principles
    • Respect for autonomy
    • Non-maleficence

3). Ethics of Clinical Care

  • Doctor-Patient relationship
  • Professionalism

4). Research ethics

  • Regulatory bodies in ethics and the National Code
  • The meaning and justification of Informed Consent

5). Legal issues in medical practice

  • Ethical codes -Nuremburg
    • N.M.A Code of Ethics
  • Institutional Review Boards

6). Ethical Dilemmas

  • Stem Cell Research
  • End of Life Issues
  • Online Course in Bioethics

[B]. COURSE FEES

Fifteen thousand naira (N15,000.00) only (inclusive of Lunch and tea break).

[C]. DATES

Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd August, 2012

[D]. VENUE

COLLEGE AUDITORIUM,
College of Medicine
University College Hospital, Ibadan.

[E]. REGISTRATION

Candidates should register by sending an email to wacpethics@yahoo.com indicating the following:
  1. Name
  2. Department
  3. Training center
PLEASE NOTE:
*Participants are required to bring their Laptops and Modems along to the course.
Attendance awards 10 CME units

SIGNED:
Dr Modupe Ladipo - FWACP (Fam Med)
Family Medicine Department
University College Hospital.
Dr Kikelomo Osinusi - FWACP ( Paed)
Department of Paediatrics,
University College Hospital

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