Toward an Expanded Vision of Clinical Ethics Education: From the Individual to the Institution
Solomon, Mildred Z.
Wolf, Susan M.
Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal. 1991 Sep; 1(3): 225-245.
This paper advances a new paradigm in clinical ethics education that not only emphasizes development of individual clinicians' skills, but also focuses on the institutional context within which health care professionals work. This approach has been applied to the goal of improving the care provided to critically and terminally ill adults. The model has been adopted by about thirty hospitals and nursing homes; additional institutions will soon join the program, entitled
Adults; Advance Directives; Allowing to Die; Artificial Feeding; Autonomy; Clinical Ethics; Communication; Critically Ill; Consent; Decision Making; Education; Ethics; Family Members; Health; Health Care; Health Facilities; Health Personnel; Hospitals; Informed Consent; Institutional Policies; Interdisciplinary Communication; Life; Medical Ethics; Methods; Nursing Homes; Patients; Program Descriptions; Resuscitation; Resuscitation Orders; Teaching Methods; Terminal Care; Terminally Ill; Treatment Refusal; Withholding Treatment;
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