Title

Rethinking Our Roles in Good Dying

Document Type

Presentation

Presentation Date

9-21-2016

Abstract

Objectives:

  • Compare and contrast four paradigms for death and dying
  • Relate how personal, professional and societal beliefs concerning human life, dying and death influence the outcomes of health care decision making for the seriously ill and dying
  • Describe the recurrent and evolving ethical issues related to decision making for the seriously ill and dying
  • Affirm or challenge the claim that patients have a right to assisted suicide/aid in dying
  • What is it reasonable to expect of health care professionals and governments when patients or their surrogates seek to end life on their own terms.

Presentation: 42:04