Conversations in Ethics: Is Worldwide Consensus On End-Of-Life Care Attainable?

Miami, FL US
November 2, 2018

The principle that dying patients should be treated with respect and compassion is broadly accepted among health care professionals, however medical practices for end-of-life care differ around the world. These great differences in end-of-life practices in treating the critically ill around the world warrant agreement regarding major ethical principles.
Join us to hear Dr. Charles L Sprung review differences in end of life practices in different countries, religions and cultures and describe the Welpicus study which developed consensus for end of life care delineating where there is consensus and where there is no consensus.

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.

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                                                                          Locations

 Live: Baptist Hospital - Auditorium Mariners Hospital - Main Conference Room
 Videoconference: South Miami Hospital - Classroom F
 Videoconference: West Kendall Baptist Hospital - West Wing Conference A & B
 Videoconference: Mariners Hospital - Executive Conference Room
 WebCast 

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the religious and cultural differences noted for end of life decisions in the ICU.
  • Identify the differences in end of life decision making around the world.
  • Describe the end-of-life issues where worldwide consensus was and was not developed.
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 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: 
09/30/2018
Course expires: 
01/25/2019
Event starts: 
11/02/2018 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
11/02/2018 - 1:00pm
Rating: 
5
Baptist Hospital
8900 N. Kendall Dr
Auditorium
Miami, FL 33176
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

Professor Charles Sprung, M.D., J.D.
Director Emeritus, General Intensive Care Unit
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center
Jerusalem, Israel

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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, Pharmacists, 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 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

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09/30/2018
Course expires: 
01/25/2019
 
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