Conversations in Ethics: One of Our Toughest Neonatal Cases: Challenges with a Terminally Ill Infant

Miami, FL US
April 19, 2017

Critically ill infants are a highly demanding group of patients, often prematurely born, spending months in the neonatal intensive care unit surrounded by technical equipment, parents and health professionals. While many do exceptionally well and go home, there are a few that, due to terminal illness, may not survive. Caring for these terminally ill neonates can generate ethical challenges among healthcare professionals and parents. Please join us in discussing one of our toughest neonatal cases.

Target Audience

Physicians, Psychologists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapy & Mental Health Counselors, Respiratory Therapists, Clinical Chaplains, Pharmacists, Medical Students, and other interested healthcare professionals

Learning Objectives

  • Identify and address conflicting values that can occur between a healthcare professional and the parents of a terminally ill infant.
  • Explain the use of artificial hydration and nutrition in terminally ill infants.
  • Provide standard of care comfort measures without the use of IV fluids.

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Locations
 Live: Baptist Hospital - 5MCVI
 Videoconference: South Miami Hospital - Classroom F
 Videoconference: Mariners Hospital - Executive Conference Room
 WebCast
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: 
03/07/2017
Course expires: 
05/26/2017
Event starts: 
04/19/2017 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
04/19/2017 - 1:00pm
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Baptist Hospital
8900 N. Kendall Dr
5MCVI
Miami, FL 33176
United States

Arcenio Chacón, M.D.                
Medical Director, Baptist Children’s Hospital
Chair, Baptist Health Pediatric Clinical Ethics Committee

Jorge Perez, M.D.
Kidz Medical Services
Chair, Women & Infants Clinical Ethics Committee
South Miami Hospital

Christina Mesa, R.N.
Nurse Manager, Level III NICU
South Miami Hospital

The above speakers have indicated that neither they nor their spouse/partners have relevant financial relationships to disclose and that the discussions 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: 
03/07/2017
Course expires: 
05/26/2017
 
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