Presented by Dignity Memorial

End-of-Life Ethics: Patient Options

An engaging session on end-of-life options including Medical Aid in Dying (MAiD), Voluntary Stopping Eating and Drinking (VSED), and the request to discontinue implanted cardiac devices. After attending this presentation, participants will leave with a better understanding of the medical options and ethics surrounding the request for, and management of patients who chose end-of-life options to hasten their death.

Live on June 11, 2024 at noon ET and available on demand for one year
Length: 90 minutes
Continuing Education: 1.5 CE hours included with registration. 
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Expert Panelists:
  • Michelle Brassil, MD, is a palliative care physician at Banner North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley, CO where she also serves as the Ethics Committee Chair. She  completed her residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital – Harvard Medical School before completing her fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Read more.
  • Adrienne Jones-Adamczyk, MSN, RN, ACNP-BC, ACHPN, HEC-C, is the Senior Clinical Ethics Specialty Program Director for Banner University Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona. She completed a Master of Bioethics from Harvard Medical School in May of 2023, and brings over 14 years’ experience as a board-certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and Advanced Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse to the clinical ethics space. Read more.
  • Bruce Jennings, MA (moderator) is adjunct professor in the Department of Health Policy and the Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society at Vanderbilt University, and he serves as an ethics consultant with the Alive Hospice in Nashville, TN. He is also Fellow and Senior Advisor at the Hastings Center and co-author (with Nancy Berlinger and Susan M. Wolf) of The Hastings Center Guidelines for Decisions on Life-Sustaining Treatment and Care Near the End of Life. Read more.

  • Individual: Live and on-demand viewing and one CE certificate for one person.
  • Organization/Company: Live and on-demand viewing and CE certificates to staff within a single location. Additional locations can be added at a discount by emailing educate@hospicefoundation.org for pricing.

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  • Live Viewing: Viewing instructions will be emailed to you in the days leading up to the program. The link will also be available in your HFA account.
  • On-Demand Viewing: On-demand program viewing is available for one year from the live date.The link will be available in your HFA account within 24 hours of the live program. 

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