New ethics case study offers guidance on care of cognitively impaired patients

Preventive Health Screening, Ethics, and the Cognitively Impaired Patient is a new ACP ethics case study available online for CME credit.


Preventive Health Screening, Ethics, and the Cognitively Impaired Patient is a new ACP ethics case study available online for CME credit. The case study presents the ethical issues in decision making regarding screening tests for patients with cognitive impairment and is designed to help primary care physicians, geriatricians, neurologists and other physicians who care for patients with intellectual disabilities.

CME credit is available through Medscape for completion of this and other ACP case studies in the professionalism case study series, which is online.