Ethics Essentials in Geriatric Care

Event Location PARKER at the Pavilion
443 River Road
Highland Park, NJ
Classroom A/B
Event Date and Time 5/8/2015 6:30:00 AM
Continuing Education Workshop
Presented by Robin Bacon Hoffman, MDiv, ThM, Instructor. Participants will learn to recognize ethical dilemmas in both everyday and biomedical situations, especially those dilemmas commonly arising in geriatric care, and will practice methodologies for ethical decisionmaking. Topics will include ethical principles and values, best practices for advanced directives, weighing benefits and burdens, substituted judgment, ethics committees, and the NJ POLST: Practitioners Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatments. This workshop does not qualify for NBCC clock hours in ethics.