Spirituality and Medicine: Preserving Human Dignity at the End of Life – Cultural, Social and Religious Perspectives
The slogan “Death and Dignity” is frequently used with reference to a human death. Yet it is an ambiguous and often confusing concept. Rabbi David Albert addresses different meanings of human dignity, personhood and the value of life. This course will deepen your bioethical vocabulary and teach practical skills that better support patients to live, and die, with dignity.
Physicians and Psychologists, Chaplains, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and Nurses who provide care for dying patients and their families.
- Define the Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) definition of “good death.”
- Analyze the importance of cultural competency when treating a patient at end-of-life.
- Identify steps that help promote human dignity.
- Apply IOM’s evidence-based recommendations for end-of-life care.
Rabbi David Albert, D.Min. BCC
Senior Staff Chaplain
South Miami Hospital
Pastoral Care Services
Rabbi David Albert, D.Min. BCC, 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 presentations or discussions.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
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 enduring material 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.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 General certificate of attendance
- 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
- 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
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