End of Life Ethics educational forum in Jasper | Health
The Pastoral Care staff at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center will present a special DVD program entitled “End-of-Life Ethics” on Tuesday, November 27 at 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. in the Medical Arts Conference Center located in the Medical Arts Building at 721 W. 13th Street in Jasper. The three-hour program will present an educational forum in which a multidisciplinary panel of experts examine, using a case-study approach, the ethical issues and dilemmas that emerge at the end of life, the principles of ethical decision making, and the effects of these decisions on staff and families. The program and DVD are made possible by the Hospice Foundation of America.
In the DVD, Lynn Sherr, former ABC News’ 20/20 correspondent, moderates a panel of noted authorities including Timothy R. Arsenault, MA, Director of Spiritual Care for Suncoast Hospice; Karen Bullock, PhD, LCSW, Associate Professor at North Carolina State University, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Social Work; Eileen R. Chichin, PhD, RN, Co-Director of the Greenberg Center on Ethics and Palliative Care at Jewish Home Lifecare and an adjunct assistant professor at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine at Long Island University; Kenneth J. Doka, PhD, MDiv, Professor of Gerontology at the Graduate School of the College of New Rochelle; Bruce Jennings, MA, Director of Bioethics at the Center for Humans and Nature, Lecturer at the Yale School of Public Health, Lecturer at the Weill Medical School-Cornell University, and a Senior Consultant at The Hastings Center; and Neal E. Slatkin, MD, DABPM, Vice President of Medical Services and Chief Medical Officer at Hospice of the Valley, San Jose, California and Director of Palliative Care at El Camino Hospital, Mountain View, California.
Continuing education contact hours will be available for a wide range of professions including doctors, nurses, funeral directors, psychologists, educators, social workers and bereavement counselors, through the Hospice Foundation of America. To learn more about this program and earning continuing education hours, visit the Hospice Foundation of America website at www.hospicefoundation.org.
To pre-register for this free event, please contact Chaplain Mike Jones, Pastoral Care Supervisor at Memorial Hospital, at 996-0219 or firstname.lastname@example.org.