The Ethical Question: Death & Dying
American Medical Television
Topics covered in the CME study guide are: 1) Definitions and Distinctions of withholding/withdrawing life sustaining treatment, pallative treatment that may hasten death, euthanasia, and assisted suicide; 2) an ethical framework governing the ethical responsibilities of physicians when patients wish to die; 3) Patients without decision-making capacity; 4) Ethics Committees; 5) Seriously ill newborns; 6) suggested readings, self assessment and program evaluation. Participants are Leon Kass, M.D., Medical Ethicist and Fellow, American Enterprise Institute, Washington, DC; Joanne Lynn, M.D., Geriatrician and Medical Ethicist, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC; Michael Preodor, M.D., Medical Director, Horizon Hospice, Chicago, IL; Mark Siegler, M.D., Director of Clinical Medical Ethics, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL; and John Ultman, M.D., Oncologist, University of Chicago, School of Medicine, Chicago, IL.
Assisted Suicide; Death; Ethics; Ethics Committees; Euthanasia; Evaluation; Life; Medical Ethics; Medicine; Newborns; Patients; Physicians; Program Evaluation; Responsibilities; Suicide; Bioethics Education; Education for Health Care Professionals; Patient Relationships; Death and Dying; Suicide / Assisted Suicide; Care of the Dying Patient; Care of Dying Minors; Prolongation of Life and Euthanasia; Allowing Minors to Die;
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