Synchronous Day: Thursday
Starting: Jan 7th
Synchronous Time: 7 p.m. - 8:30 pm
This Professional course examines ethical issues surrounding abortion and end-of-life care. Neo-nates and other vulnerable populations will also be included. A comprehensive examination of the legal and moral issues will be offered. Advanced directives—end of life documents such as living wills, durable Power of Attorney and Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment—will be assessed. At the end of the course, the participant will be expected to offer an understanding of the key positions that frame abortion and end-of-life debates; be able to explain to others the key features of end-of-life documentation; and apply quality decision-making skills to beginning-of-life and end-of-life decisions. PREREQ: None.