Guest Speaker: Linda Axtell-Thompson, MBA, DBe
About the speaker: Linda Axtell-Thompson, MBA, DBe, is an experienced leader in strategy analysis, formulation, and management to support planning and decision-making. She is skilled in identification and analysis of key issues; creative exploration of challenges and opportunities; and inclusive collaboration among stakeholders. Linda has more than 25+ years of experience with Hawaii's health care organizations, with particular interest in strategy, ethics, and issues of aging. Linda has degrees from DBe, Doctor of Bioethics (organizational ethics), Loyola University Chicago; MA, Bioethics, Medical College of Wisconsin; MBA, (nonprofit management), Yale School of Management; and BA, Philosophy, University of Hawaii at Manoa.
1) Review what is meant by professional ethics and responsibility for healthcare professionals
2) Discuss examples of applied moral codes to guide good professional ethics
3) Integrate your personal values with professional ethics