Conversations in Ethics: One of Our Toughest Cases - Challenges with “Futility”

Miami, FL US
February 22, 2017

In the face of a catastrophic diagnosis, familiarity with clinical ethics helps physicians and healthcare professionals collaborate with legal decision-makers. Join us as we share a challenging case in which parents had difficulty accepting a brain-dead diagnosis for their child.

Target Audience

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

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize and eliminate inappropriate communications in the face of a grave diagnosis.
  • Describe the Florida Statutes medical criteria for brain-death diagnosis.
  • Articulate how to empathically approach families who refuse to discuss a brain-dead diagnosis.

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Locations
 Live: Baptist Hospital - 5MCVI
 Videoconference: West Kendall Baptist Hospital - Classrooms 4 & 5
 Videoconference: Doctors Hospital - Coco Plum
 Videoconference: Mariners Hospital - Executive Confernece Room
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 Pharmacy
  • 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: 
01/12/2017
Course expires: 
03/31/2017
Event starts: 
02/22/2017 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
02/22/2017 - 1:00pm
Rating: 
5
Baptist Hospital
8900 N. Kendall Dr
5MCVI
Miami, FL 33176
United States

Raúl de Velasco, M.D., FACP
Director, Clinical Ethics, University of Miami
Member, Baptist Health Bioethics Committee

Susan Howard, MSN, RNBC
Clinical Ethics Consultant
Baptist Hospital of Miami

Raúl de Velasco, M.D., has indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner have relevant financial relationships to disclose and that his discussion will not include mention of investigational or off-label usage.

Susan Howard, MSN, has indicated that neither she nor her spouse/partner have relevant financial relationships to disclose and that her discussion will not include mention of investigational or off-label usage.

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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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 Pharmacy
  • 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

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/12/2017
Course expires: 
03/31/2017
 
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