Conscientious Refusal in Reproductive Medicine Workshop

A three part workshop to promote reflective and active learning of
ethics, communication skills and professionalism.

Carla Lupi, MD, FACOG
Florida International University

This 3 part exercise provides an introduction to the core ethical issue of conscientious refusal and the limits of conscientious refusal in providing quality health care; the opportunity to discuss the challenges posed to professionalism in the clinical situation of conscientious refusal; a values clarification exercise; and finally role-play to practice the handling of ethical conflict with patients seeking objectionable medical interventions.

Part One:

Live acted skits or video triggers followed by small or intermediate sized group discussion

Part Two:

Privately written values clarification that may or may not be followed by small or intermediate sized group discussion

Part Three:

Helping trios role play to practice communication skills under moral challenge

Resources:

Click here to download Conscientious Refusal in Reproductive Medicine Facilitator Background (pdf)

Click here to download Conscientious Refusal in Reproductive Medicine Workshop Pre-Survey (pdf)

Click here to download Conscientious Refusal in Reproductive Medicine Workshop Post Survey (pdf)

Click here to download Conscientious Refusal in Reproductive Medicine Evaluation Form (pdf)

Click here to download Conscientious Refusal in Reproductive Medicine: An Educational Intervention Poster (pdf)

Full workshop materials can be found on MedEdPORTAL