Medical Futility: Where to Draw the Line
This course provides an overview of medical futility and provides strategies to help nurses be more effective in caring for the patient who is deemed medically futile.

Course Publication Date: June 30, 2010

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Ray Lengel RN, FNP, MS
Course No:MF061010
Contact Hours:1.00
Category:Leadership & Case Management

NOTE: The course expired on 12/31/2013.

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Learning Objectives
  • Discuss the history of medical futility.
  • Apply the ethical theories of deontology and utilitarianism to end of life issues
  • List three strategies to assisting families with end-of-life issues.


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