Consortium Ethics Program
Special One-Day Conference Open to the Public
DEVELOPING CLINICAL ETHICS CONSULTATION SKILLS:
FROM THEORY TO PRACTICE
Monday April 20, 2015
8:30 am – 4:15 pm
Hospital Council of Western Pennsylvania
500 Commonwealth Drive
Warrendale, PA 15086
This day-long conference will enhance the skills of those currently performing ethics consults and provide a foundation for health care professionals on their journey to becoming ethics consultants. The purpose and function of an ethics consult will be reviewed and the essential components needed to structure an effective ethics consult service will be discussed. Using the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH) Core Competencies as a guide, the framework and skills required for an ethics consultant will be reviewed. In addition, the intersection of law and ethics in assessing difficult patient care situations will be discussed. Health care professionals will also have the opportunity to participate in simulated ethics case consultations.
Overall Objectives: At the conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:
Who Should Attend: This conference is open to all health care professionals who are actively performing ethics consultations who would like to refresh their skills and to new ethics consultants and health care professionals serving on ethics committees who are interested in performing ethics consults.
Topics Will Include:
Introduction to Ethics Consultation
Valerie Satkoske, PhD
Director of Ethics
Frameworks for Ethics Consultation
Mark P. Aulisio, PhD
Director, Center for Biomedical Ethics at MetroHealth
Professor of Bioethics, Case Western Reserve University
Contrasting the Roles of Ethics and Law in the Hospital
Valarie Blake, JD, MA
Visiting Assistant Professor
Duquesne University School of Law
Ethics Consultation Simulations
Elizabeth K. Chaitin, MSW, DHCE
Director, Quality & Ethics
UPMC Palliative & Supportive Institute
Cost: Includes all materials, continuing education credits, break services, and lunch.
** 10% discount for any hospital registering more than 4 people at the same time **
Full conference brochure will be available in January. To receive a full conference brochure or for additional information, please contact Sarah Sudar, Marketing & Communications Specialist, Consortium Ethics Program, at 412-315-7193 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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