Conundrums in Clinical Ethics Consultation: Consciousness, Capacity, and Compulsion

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Friday, Feb. 24, 2017
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center
Conference Center
3333 Silas Creek Parkway
Winston-Salem, NC

Program Overview
The third statewide conference of the Clinical Ethics Network of North Carolina, "Conundrums in Clinical Ethics Consultation: Consciousness, Capacity, and Compulsion," will take place on Friday, February 24, 2017, at the Conference Center of Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This full-day conference will feature both large and small group sessions on leading topics in clinical ethics.

Objectives
Conference speakers will examine multiple issues in caring for patients whose decision-making capacity is compromised or absent, including:

  • Diagnosis of permanent vegetative state, minimally conscious state, and death by neurologic criteria
  • Treatment choices for unconscious patients
  • Criteria for assessment of decision-making capacity
  • Caring for patients whose conditions limit their freedom of choice and action

Who Should Participate
Physicians, nurses, psychologists, chaplains, social workers and other interested health care professionals

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Register online at northwestahec.org

Registration Fee
$130 Registrations received on or before February 13th
$145 Registrations received after February 13th
$65 Students

Hotel Information
A block of King rooms is available at the Fairfield Inn and Suites, 1680 Westbrook Plaza Drive, Winston-Salem, NC. In order to receive the special overnight rate of $84 plus tax per night, please let the reservationist know you are with the "Clinical Ethics Network Conference." The hotel phone number is 336-714-3000.