Status
Active
Code
174V00000X
Type
Level II Classification
Clinical Ethicist
A clinical ethicist has been trained in bioethics and ethics case consultation. The clinical ethicist addresses medical-ethical dilemmas arising in clinical practice, such as end-of-life care, refusal of treatment, and futility of care; assists patients and health care providers with medical decision-making; and provides ethics education for patients and families. Source: National Uniform Claim Committee [1/1/2011: new]