Overview: Healthcare is rewarding, complex and sometimes challenging. When making decisions on whether something is safe or unsafe, right or wrong…these can become an ethical dilemmas. This session will examine
Healthcare is rewarding, complex and sometimes challenging. When making decisions on whether something is safe or unsafe, right or wrong…these can become an ethical dilemmas. This session will examine ethical principles and awareness of how you and organizations approach ethical decision making. Then, using case-based scenarios and learned principles, attendees will challenge or validate ethical thought processes.
- To explore the principles and ethical ideals in Healthcare
- To raise SDAHO member awareness of Healthcare organizational ethics dilemmas
- To challenge or validate personal ideas using case-based scenarios
- To inspire SDAHO members to develop their own conclusions about issues in organizational ethics
- To foster more careful and disciplined thinking in trying to resolve organizational ethics issues
CE’s: NHA & SW
Mick Gibbs, CEO, Avera Heart Hospital
Mick has 22 years of experience in health care administration, previously at Rapid City Regional Hospital as President, and before that as its Chief Operating Officer. He has also held senior executive leadership positions at Sanford Health and Gordon Memorial Hospital in Gordon, Neb.
He holds a master of health care administration degree from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis; a master of biomedical ethics degree from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio; and a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Dakota at Grand Forks. He is a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.
His academic responsibilities have been as visiting faculty at Concordia College in Moorhead, MN, the University of South Dakota Master’s Program in Health Services Administration as well as adjunct faculty at the University Of North Dakota School Of Medicine. He currently serves as a Clinical Instructor in the Sanford School of Medicine department of Neurosciences & BioEthics.
Mick has been the chair of the American Heart Association Heart Walk 12 times in three different communities. He has been a Hospice Volunteer, and is currently a board member at the Children’s Home Society.
Mick and his wife, Michelle, have three daughters; Abigail (18), Ava (15) and Claire (13).
(Thursday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST