Healthcare Ethics at the Bedside: From Theory to Practice

April 16, 2019 -
8:30am to 4:00pm

Abstract: This day-long course will provide an intensive introduction to ethical issues that arise in contemporary healthcare practice. The program, involving lecture and case-based discussion, will introduce healthcare professionals to frameworks needed to understand and address ethical issues within their institutions. The course is open to all healthcare professionals and others interested in gaining a foundation in bioethics, and especially those serving on ethics committee or providing end-of-life or palliative care.

Healthcare Ethics Committees: Foundations, Frameworks, and Functions
Valerie Satkoske, PhD
Center for Health, Ethics & Law
West Virginia University

Bioethics at the Bedside
Carrie Stott, MSW, PhD
Adjunct Faculty, School of Nursing
Duquesne University

Regarding Healthcare Decisions as Truly Their Own: Autonomy, Consent, and Trust in Clinical Care
Michael Deem, PhD
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Duquesne University

Concepts in Medical Decision-Making
Kate Molchan, JD, PhD
Consortium Ethics Program

End-of-life Decision Making
Mark Wicclair, PhD
Center for Bioethics & Health Law
University of Pittsburgh

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Location and Address

Healthcare Council of Western Pennsylvania
500 Commonwealth Drive, Warrendale, Pa