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Medical Ethics Then and Now

From the 2021 Emerging Laboratory Managers Collaborative Conference (Recorded January 16, 2021)
Presented by Patricia Tille Ph.D. MLS(ASCP) AHI (AMT) FACSc

Medical ethics can be challenging and emotional for all involved in decisions and practices associated with patient care.  This session will define medical ethics in the historical context and provide information related to new and challenging scenarios in health care resulting from advanced in care.  Finally, applications will be discussed associated with real situations and outcomes in the laboratory and life situations.


At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to
  1. Define medical ethics and identifying common issues and ethics in the laboratory in a historical context.
  2. Explain some of the newer concerns related to ethics in the evolving health care environment.
  3. Discuss applications of ethics in the laboratory and life situations.

This recorded presentation is P.A.C.E. ® accredited. The instruction level for this activity is Intermediate. One (1) P.A.C.E. ® contact hour and one (1) Florida credit hour in the area General/Admin will be awarded to participants. ASCLS P.A.C.E.® is accepted by the ASCP/ASCLS/AGT Board of Certification and all states, including Florida and California, as an approved provider of continuing education for recertification and licensure. ASCLS is an approved provider with CE Broker for Florida licensees.


This intermediate-level program is appropriate for laboratory professionals working in clinical, public health and academic settings.