{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} A Case Study in Cross-cultural Health Care and Ethics: Who Decides What is in the Child's "Best Interest"?

Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To present a case study highlighting the ethical dilemma of doing what is best for a child requiring palliative care within the context of widely varying definitions of what is "best."

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Recall the ethical, cultural, and societal values that affect decision making in palliative care.
  2. Identify the beliefs and practices of specific cultural and religious groups.
  3. Discern strategies for working with families of patients receiving palliative care.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: JHPN0119B
Published: February 2019
Expires: 12/2/2022
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Joan "Jody" Ramer Chrastek, DNP; Naomi Goloff, MD; Tisha Moore, MDiv