Hospice Foundation program on end-of-life ethics to be offered in MayFebruary 10, 2012
News editors: For more information or to arrange an interview about the Hospice Foundation program, contact Jane Hilgedick, UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education, at 715-836-3636 or email@example.com.
Program topics will include the process of ethical decision-making; biomedical ethics; end-of-life ethical dilemmas, such as disclosure and communication, surrogate decision-making, artificial nutrition and hydration, and palliative sedation; cultural values and beliefs; and complicating factors when patients are children and adolescents.
The program fee is $10 per person and includes program materials, a light lunch and refreshments.
Licensed professionals will be eligible to apply for continuing education contact hours through the Hospice Foundation of America. There is a $35 online processing fee per certificate, per participant. Online CE instructions will be provided during the May 3 program.
To register, obtain additional program information or request reasonable accommodations for disabilities, call UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education at 715-836-3636 or 866-893-2423, use the Wisconsin Relay System (711), email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Continuing Education website.