Conversations in Ethics: Ethical Challenges with Providing Nutrition to the Terminally Ill Patient

Miami, FL US
July 20, 2018

Healthcare professionals often face clinical and ethical challenges when charged with making decisions related to provision or lack of provision of artificial nutrition and hydration. When the provisions of artificial nutrition and hydration becomes more burdensome than beneficial, is it time to recommend to the patient or family not to start or to stop this treatment?
Join us for this interesting discussion with gastroenterologist, Daniel Gelrud, M.D., on how he addresses these ethical challenges.

Target Audience

Physicians, Psychologists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Respiratory Therapists, Clinical Chaplains, Medical Students and other interested healthcare professionals.
 

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                                                                          Locations

 Live: West Kendall Baptist Hospital - Classrooms 4 & 5
 Videoconference: Baptist Hospital - 5MCVI
 Videoconference: Mariners Hospital - Executive Conference Room
 WebCast - WebCast Link

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the impact artificial nutrition has on the clinical outcomes of the terminally ill patient.
  • Identify alternative means to provide nutrition in terminally ill patients.
  • Recognize and adhere to medical personal legal obligations regarding the provision or lack of provision of artificial nutrition.
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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Psychology
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
05/20/2018
Course expires: 
08/24/2018
Event starts: 
07/20/2018 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
07/20/2018 - 1:00pm
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West Kendall Baptist Hospital
9555 SW 162 Ave
Classrooms 4&5
Miami, FL 33196
United States

                                                                          Locations

 Live: West Kendall Baptist Hospital - Classrooms 4 & 5
 Videoconference: Baptist Hospital - 5MCVI
 Videoconference: Doctors Hospital - Valencia Side A
 Videoconference: Mariners Hospital - Executive Conference Room
 WebCast

Daniel Gelrud, M.D.
Gastroenterologist, Baptist, Doctors, South Miami and West Kendall Baptist Hospitals
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

Daniel Gelrud, M.D. indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.

Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved for 1credit hour, CE Broker Course #20-126977, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Board of Psychology (1 hour) and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.

This activity has also been approved for 1 credit for Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Occupational Therapists, Respiratory Therapists and Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Psychology
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance

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05/20/2018
Course expires: 
08/24/2018
 
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