Great Plains Chapter: “Medical Decision-Making Capacity” & “Ethics in Health Security”

When:  Jul 18, 2019 from 05:00 PM to 08:15 PM (CT)
Associated with  ACRP Great Plains Chapter

Great Plains Chapter: “Medical Decision-Making Capacity” & “Ethics in Health Security”

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Speaker Names:
Speaker #1: Amelia Nelson Sheese, PhD, ABPP, Clinical Neuropsychologist, Neuropsychology Division Chief & Fellowship Program Director

Speaker #2: Abbey Lowe, MA, Education Coordinator/Administrator, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Target Audience
  • CRCs
  • CRAs
  • Investigators
  • Auditors
  • Project Managers
  • Regulatory Affairs/Compliance
  • Data Managers (Site, Sponsor, CRO)
  • Medical Monitor, Medical Officer, Project Physician
  • Quality Assurance
  • Clinical Research Administrators
Program Description

The Great Plains Chapter of the ACRP is pleased to announce Amelia Nelson Sheese, PhD, ABPP as she presents "Medical Decision-Making Capacity" and Abigail Lowe, MA as she presents "Ethics in Health Security Research."

Plan to join your colleagues for an evening of learning, question and answers, and networking.

Program Agenda
5:00 pm-5:30pm – Registration & Networking
5:30 pm-6:00pm – Dinner
6:00pm-7:00 pm – Educational Presentation #1
7:00pm-7:15 pm – Break
7:15pm-8:15 pm – Educational Presentation #2

Learning Objectives
Speaker #1 Learning Objectives:
  1. Understand what medical decision-making capacity is
  2. Discuss conceptual framework for assessing decisional capacity
  3. Recognize strengths and limitations of capacity tests/measures
  4. Describe how to optimize capacity
  5. Know when and how to refer to a formal capacity evaluation
Speaker #2 Learning Objectives
  1. Learners will understand the ethical imperatives involved in conducting human subjects research in a public health emergency
  2. Learners will be given a broad overview of the different approaches to providing ethical oversight in a public health emergency in the United States
  3. Learners will come away with a sense of the challenges, but importance, of research ethics in the midst of public health emergencies
Further Information: Kelly Schipper, or 402-997-7634

Contact hours: 2.0 Contact hours have been applied for through ACRP. Membership is not required for online registration of contact hours.

To receive contact hours: Purchase the contact hours, sign in at the registration desk, and attend the program. Log on to the ACRP website then “My Courses” to complete the evaluation no later than 30 days following the event and obtain the online certificate.

Registration Cost:
  • No cost for Chapter Members
  • $30 ACRP Members
  • $40 Non-Members
Contact Hour Cost:
  • No cost for Chapter Members
  • $15 ACRP Members
  • $30 Non-Members
Refund Policy: No refunds once the program has started.

Level: Intermediate


Buffett Cancer Center University of Nebraska Medical Center
Buffet KTZ - LVL 9
Room 9-12330 (9th Floor)
Omaha, NE 68106
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Kelly Schipper