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Mini Bioethics Academy

Date: 11/19/2012

Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Location: Cherrywood Room St. Paul Student Center

Cost: $20 per session, or $50 for all three (11/12, 11/19, 11/26)

Description:

Who Decides? The Ethics of Clinical Medicine

Daniel Groll, PhD

It is common place for patient's to have the right to make decisions about their own care.  But why is this so?  And what can healthcare providers do when the patient is unable to make a decision, has made a decision on the basis of faulty information, or seems to be making a poor decision?  Using an episode of House as our jumping off point, we'll explore these questions in the hopes of gaining some understanding of the basic principles that (ought to) guide decision-making in medicine.

Contact:

  • Name: Jenny Meslow
  • E-mail: meslo001@umn.edu
  • Phone: 612-624-9440
  • Sponsored by: Center for Bioethics , Academic Health Center

More information: http://www.ahc.umn.edu/bioethics/

Disability Options:

Disability parking is available on Buford Avenue, directly across from the St. Paul Student Center on the south side of the street.

To request disability accommodations, please contact the St. Paul Student Center at: 612-624-4636.

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