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The 3rd Annual Oklahoma Bioethics Conference

 

The 3rd Annual Oklahoma Bioethics Conference presented November 6, 2009 included eight presentations by attorneys, physicians, nurses, chaplains a former judge andand social workers. Sponsors of this conference included the OU College of Nursing, the Oklahoma Palliative Care Resource Center and the Oklahoma Attorney General’s Task Force to Improve Health Care. These presentations are now offered to healthcare facilities at no charge to use for staff training. Any health facility or consumer of health care may view the videos online. Those who would like to receive a certificate of completion or for questions regarding utilization of these videos may contact annette-princel@ouhsc.edu for more information.


To view the videos of presentations listed below click here.

3rd Annual Bioethics& Law Conference
Friday, November 6, 2009
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Department of Family & Preventive Medicine

Agenda


8:30-9:00 a.m. Registration

9:00-9:30 a.m. The Tipping Point: Ethics & the Law, Annette Prince, J.D., L.C.S.W.


9:30-10:30 a.m. Hospital-Based Ethical Dilemmas and the Law, Krista Reyna, R.N., M.A.

10:30-10:40 a.m. Break

10:40-11:40 a.m. Promise Me I Won’t Be In Pain: Legal & Ethical Challenges, Peter Winn,    M.D.

11:40-12 Noon Lunch provided by "Excell Home Care & Hospice"


12 Noon-1:00 p.m. Luncheon Keynote:  The Oklahoma Academy of Palliative Care Education

1:00-1:50 p.m. Spirituality & Dignity, Legal & Ethical Issues, Danny Cavett, M.L.S.


1:50-2:40 p.m. Who Decides About Feeding Tubes Under Oklahoma Law:  A Judicial Perspective, Janice Dreiling, J.D., Retired District Judge

2:40-2:50 p.m. Break


2:50-3:40 p.m. Ethical/ Legal Issues Caring for Children with Life-limiting Illnesses, Roger Sheldon, M.D.

3:40-4:40 p.m. Health Care Rationing:  Should We Always Get What We Need?  Jane Carney, M.S.W.


4:40-5:20 p.m. Evaluations

The 2nd Annual Oklahoma Bioethics Conference

The 2nd Annual Oklahoma Bioethics Conference presented November 7, 2008 included seven presentations by attorneys, physicians and social workers. Sponsors of this conference included the OU College of Nursing, the Oklahoma Palliative Care Resource Center and the Oklahoma Attorney General’s Task Force to Improve Health Care. These presentations are now offered to healthcare facilities at no charge to use for staff training. Any health facility or consumer of health care may view the videos online. Those who would like to receive a certificate of completion or for questions regarding utilization of these videos may contact annette-prince@ouhsc.edu for more information.

Presentation Videos & Documents

*Click on the hyperlinks below to access the video presentations and thier supporting documents.

Introduction
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Annette Prince, J.D., M.S.W., L.C.S.W, M.A., Adjunct Faculty, OU College of Nursing
Lovers Live Longer: Ethical Leadership in Medicine
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Michael Anderson, Ph.D, President, Presbyterian Health Foundation No Greater Gift: New Ethical Debates in Transplantation
- Philip J. Rettig, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics, Co-chair, OUMC Ethics Committee, Chair, OU Physicians Ethics Committee
"Tell Me Doctor, Is it Really that Bad?"al Considerations Involving Doctor/Patient Communication
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Robert Salinas, M.D., CAQ(G), Department of Family Medicine, OUMC;
Determining Mental Capacity
-Annette Prince, J.D., M.S.W., L.C.S.W, M.A., Adjunct Faculty, OU College of Nursing;-
Medically Futile Care
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Jan Slater-Anderson, J.D., M.P.H., Corporate Counsel, St. John’s Medical Center
Oklahoma's Advanced Directive Law: What You Need to Know
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Linda Edmonson, M.S.W., L.C,S,W.
The Role of Ethics Committees
- Kevin Donovan, M.D., Director Oklahoma Bioethics Center, OU College of Medicine, Tulsa, Oklahoma

Ethics Resource Center

The Oklahoma Palliative Care Resource Center is a resource for health care professionals. The "ethics" page will host questions, commentary, and discussion of issues raised by physicians, nurses, social workers, chaplains and other professionals involved in complex decision-making with patients or clients.Ethics consultations are also available.

If you have questions, contact us: ok-palliative@ouhsc.edu