Medical ethics is a system of moral principles that apply values to the practice of climinal medicine and in scientific research.  An advance directives is a legal document in which a person specifies what actions should be taken for their health if they are no longer able to make decisions for themselves. Upon completion of this program, participants will have a better understand of the importance of confidentiality, the duties, responsibilities and requirements of health care professionals, when disclosures are appropriate, how advance care planning differs from advance directives, advanced directives currently available and the legality of advance directives.