Parental Permission: Child Assent: A Challenging Ethical Ideal
(Conferences / Seminars / Lectures)
Pediatric Grand Rounds presented by: Ann Mongoven, PhD, PMH, Center for Ethics and Humanities in Life Sciences and the Department of Pediatrics and Human Development, College of Human Medicine, MSU.
At the end of the presentation, the participants will be better able to:
1. Understand why adult models of informed consent are inapplicable to pediatric contexts and to explore conceptual challenges of consent with pediatric patients/families.
2. Trace the historical evolution of the ideal: "Parental permission; child assent."
3. Be more aware of AAP policy statements on parental permission and child assent.
4. Consider practical challenges of implementing the ideal in clinical practice, and effective strategies.
5. Identify special challenges of the ideal in research contexts.
Michigan State University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Michigan State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)(TM). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The target audience for this presentation includes department faculty, pediatric residents, medical students and community physicians.