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The Role of Ethical Decision-Making in Multifaceted Emergencies

Emergent situations present an ethical challenge for the respiratory therapist. This lecture will describe the nuances involved in ethical decision-making in austere environments and critical care. This presentation will describe the ethics when emergency capacity surpasses human and capital resources as well as describe new mindsets for such events when our medical background trains us to be resource intense.

Successful completion of this course requires a score of 70% on the post-test.

Original webcast date: July 22, 2014

**Please note that all programs require the participant to view the entire program prior to taking the final quiz and obtaining a course certificate.**

This course is sponsored in part by an unrestricted educational grant from Dräger.

Approved for 1.00 CRCE Hours.


Define ethics and morality
Discuss ethical dilemmas and moral agreement
Identify various situations in which ethical decision-making is challenged
Identify various models of decision-making for emergency situations

The Role of Ethical Decision-Making in Multifaceted Emergencies

Speaker Information

Shawna Strickland PhD, RRT, RRT-NPS, RRT-ACCS, AE-C, FAARC

  • Member: $7.50
  • Non-Member: $15.00