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Apr 16

National Healthcare Decisions Day - Ethics in Death and Dying

This interactive program offers an overview of ethical considerations in death and dying. Presenters will address the role of patients, their healthcare proxy, and providers in delivering care aligned with patient goals and wishes. Session will use case scenarios and small group discussion to deepen understanding of practical and practice application of ethical principles. Webinar is FREE, but registration is REQUIRED.

Together we will:

1)     Explore bioethical principles that may guide end-of-life decisions, including advance care planning.

2)     Describe opportunities and challenges providing end-of-life care in accordance with patients’ communicated wishes or in the absence of expressed/communicated wishes.

3)     Clarify the roles of the patient, healthcare proxy, and medical providers in determining care at the end of life.

4)     Identify key resources in the community and within medical institutions to help navigate questions about care at the end of life.

Presenters -

Beth N. Peshkin, MS, Professor of Oncology at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center and Associate Faculty Member at the Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics at Georgetown 

Alvin Reaves, III, MD, Medical Director, Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care, US Acute Care Solutions; Chair, Bioethics Committee, Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center

FREE Continuing Education (Ethics) credits (2 hours) for social workers and counselors.

Virtual location

You will receive a confirmation email with a URL.

Apr 16, 2024 09:30am - Apr 16, 2024 11:30am