Webinar – Ethics with Impact – Foster Your Ethics Committee to Improve Patient Safety

July 11, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am Pacific Time
CHI owner insured hospital personnel including chaplains, risk management, ethics committee members, administrators, and direct care providers


Ethics committees have multiple roles within an organization. Who nurtures the ethics committee to develop the expertise to make tough patient decisions and policy choices? Please join us for this one-hour webinar discussing the role and responsibilities of your ethics committee and the potential impact on your culture of patient safety.

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Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar the participant should be able to:

  1. Describe the roles and responsibilities of hospital or long-term care ethics committees.
  2. Discuss the impact ethics committees can have on organizational culture of safety.
  3. Review lessons learned from an ethics committee scenario.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 12205 for 1 contact hour.


Mark E. Meaney, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Executive Director
Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility
The Leeds School of Business
University of Colorado, Boulder 

Mark Meaney is an Associate Professor and Executive Director of the Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility (CESR) at the Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado, Boulder. As Executive Director, Dr. Meaney oversees curriculum development and course delivery, internal and external collaboration, alumni and donor relations, sponsored research and community outreach.

Before accepting his position with CESR, Dr. Meaney held an appointment at the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley.

He is an ethicist whose work has focused on the clinical and organizational sides of health care, particularly on Advanced Care Planning, human subjects research, medical error, privacy and vulnerable populations. Dr. Meaney taught clinical ethics, bioethics and nursing ethics at several universities and colleges including Penn State University, Thomas Jefferson University, and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

Dr. Meaney has served as Vice President of Programs and Publications at the Center for Practical Bioethics of Kansas City, MO.

He has also served as the Director of the Center for Ethics in Health Care and the Director of Ethics at St. Joseph’s Health System, a renowned cardiac care health system headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

He held a joint appointment in applied ethics with the Division of Medical Humanities, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

As a certified ethics and compliance professional, his consulting experience in organizational ethics and corporate compliance covers a wide array of industries including healthcare, government contractors, non-profits and government agencies.

Dr. Meaney earned his doctoral degree from Marquette University in 1991.




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