Thursday, May 5, 2016

Dying in America: Complex Choices

Tonight, the New York Academy of Medicine hosts 'Dying in America: Complex Choices."  Register here.



Expert Panel




  • Moderator: Barbara Glickstein, RN, MPH, MS - Public Health Nurse and Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Center for Health, Media and Policy (CHMP), Hunter College of the City University of New York

  • Amy Berman, RN - Senior Program Officer, John A. Hartford Foundation

  • Carolyn Jones - Filmmaker

  • Kenneth Prager, MD - Professor of Clinical  Medicine, Director of Clinical Ethics and Chairman of the Medical Ethics Committee, Columbia University Medical Center

  • Judith Schwarz, RN, PhD - Clinical Director, End of Life Choices New York






Intended Participants

This program is designed for healthcare providers, students, patients and families looking to gain a greater understanding of healthcare and decision making at the End of Life.



Goals




  • Participants will identify the complex choices at End of Life for the patient, and family related to care, expectations, and moral distress.

  • Participants will become versed in the clinical team’s roles, responsibilities and ethical dilemma providing End of Life Care.




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