Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds
DNR and End of Life Discussions
Jeff Farroni, PhD, JD
Institute for Medical Humanities
Department of Preventive Medicine & Community Health
Institute for Translational Science
Director, Clinical Ethics Program
Thursday, October 10, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Clinical Science Auditorium, 3.362
Objectives: At this conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to:
- Review DNR order and surrogate decision-making within the context of advance are planning
- Discuss approaches to having difficult conversations with patients and caregivers
- Reflect upon one’s own practice regarding the ethical principles presented
Disclosure Statement (Speaker): Dr. Farroni has no relevant financial relationship with commercial interests to disclose.
Educational Method: Lecture
Target Audience: MDs, Residents, Students and Alumni
Disclosure Statement (Planning Committee Members): Dr. Rex McCallum, Dr. Lindsay Sonstein, Dr. Bernard Karnath, and Brenda Johnson MEd, CHCP have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.
CME Statements: The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston designates this live activity for a maximum of 52 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Everyone is welcome.