Online Courses

BIO2: Introduction to Ethical Thought

Price: $50.00 CE: 1.00

This course is an introduction for clergy/chaplains to the history and major resources of bioethical decision-making, including some standing bioethical debates as they relate to health care. This course will also address some of the historical and modern-day codes and theories of medical ethics. This course will challenge your thinking regarding what is a “good” or “bad” ethical approach.

Upon successful completion of this module, the participant will be:
  1. introduced to a portion of the history relating to medical ethics.
  2. introduced to some of the codes and virtues that have been pondered over the centuries.
  3. more aware of the impact of ethical decisions on care providers in the healthcare setting.
  4. begin to understand more regarding the dilemma faced in health care to offer the best care to patients and families while adhering to bioethical expectations.

Qualified Planners/Faculty

Andy Lampkin, Ph.D.

Andy Lampkin, Ph.D., is Professor of Religion at AdventHealth University where he teaches bioethics and Christian social ethics. He is a Seventh-day Adventist Minister with more than two decades of professional ministerial experience. He holds an undergraduate degree from Oakwood University, a Divinity degree, and a Doctor Philosophy in Religion, Ethics and Society from Vanderbilt University.

496 West Central Parkway
Altamonte Springs, Florida 32714
Phone: 407.303.3470
Contact Hours: 1.00, Category: Orientation, Expires: 9/1/2022

Completion Requirements: To receive continuing pastoral education credit commensurate with the credit awarded for this on-line activity, the participant must:

  • View all modules
  • Participate and pass all learning checks/quizzes
  • Pass the Post Test(s)
  • Complete and submit the on-line evaluation

Certificates of Completion: Will be available to print immediately upon finishing the completion requirements. You are encouraged to print and save your certificate for your portfolio as required by your licensing body. Interdisciplinary accredited activities, activities having multiple accreditors, will be listed individually on the Certificate of Completion.

Accreditation: AdventHealth Center of Pastoral Education System Center is accredited by ACPE, Inc. to offer Level 1, Level 2, and Certified Candidate Education, in a challenging and supportive learning environment. AdventHealth Clinical Pastoral Education | AdventHealth

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Electronic Record Retention: All activity records are kept on file for a minimum of six (6) years.

Spiritual Care Leadership Team Members and Course Author Conflict of Interest: There have been no conflicts of interest disclosed by planners, authors, or presenters; nor has there been disclosure of any relevant financial relationships with any commercial companies or their products pertaining to this activity.

Commercial Company Support: The content of this activity was not developed with support from any commercial companies nor are there any staff commercial affiliations.