Excellence in Clinical Ethics Consultation:
New Standards and Emerging Practices

October 9, 2015

This collaborative conference and workshop sponsored by the Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics at Loyola University Chicago, the Catholic Health Association, and the Illinois Catholic Health Association will examine the current state of the art of clinical ethics case consultation and trends to promote quality, assessment, and professional development in this important service.

Nationally recognized bioethicists will analyze the professionalization of ethics consultation within the context of the ASBH Core Competencies for Health Care Ethics Consultation and Striving for Excellence in Ethics published by the Catholic Health Association and Ascension Health. Ethical considerations detailed in the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Services will be emphasized. Participants will have an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in assessing a simulated case consultation.

OBJECTIVES
At completion, the participant will be able to :
1. Identify best practices in promoting quality and professionalism in clinical ethics case consultation.
2. Analyze the interpersonal skills necessary to performing a clinical ethics case consultation.
3. Develop strategies for professional development in clinical ethics case consultation.

CONFERENCE LOCATION:
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, 2160 S. First Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153 http://stritch.luc.edu

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KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

"Ethics Consultation as an Extension of Our Mission- To Preach the Gospel"
John Hardt, PhD, Vice President for Mission Integration; Associate Provost for Mission and Identity at Loyola University Chicago; Associate Professor, Bioethics, Stritch School of Medicine
Dr. Hardt is the Vice President for Mission Integration at Loyola University Health System (LUHS) and Associated Provost for Mission and Identity at Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences Division. He provides oversight for Pastoral Care and ethics services in addition to supporting the mission and identity of LUHS as a Jesuit, Catholic health-care system.
"Catholic Healthcare Ethics Consultation: A Community of Care"
Sr. Patricia Talone, RSM, PhD, Vice President Mission Services, Catholic Health Association of the United States
Sister Patricia Talone, a Sister of Mercy of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Community, is vice president of mission services for the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA). Prior to joining CHA, she served as vice president for mission services and ethicist for Unity Health, St. Louis, a subsidiary of the Sisters of Mercy Health System, St. Louis.

 

PRESENTATIONS:

"Ethics Consultation as an Extension of Our Mission- To Preach the Gospel," John Hardt, PhD

"Assessing Interpersonal Skills in Clinical Ethics Consultation: Development and Application of the Assessing Clinical Ethics Skills (ACES) Tool," Mark Kuczewski, PhD (print version- pdf file) and Katherine Wasson, PhD, MPH ( print version- pdf file)

Workshop: "Assessing Clinical Ethics Skills (ACES) Tool,"  Katherine Wasson PhD MPH, Mark Kuczewski, PhD, Michael McCarthy PhD
ACES Demonstration Tool link

"Catholic Healthcare Ethics Consultation: A Community of Care," Sr. Patricia Talone, RSM, PhD (print version- pdf file)

 

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credit approved.  The Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  The Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).  Attendees should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  Nurses and other health professionals will receive a certificate of attendance. For information on applicability and acceptance, please consult your professional licensing board.


Sponsored by the Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics at Loyola University Chicago, the Catholic Health Association, and the Illinois Catholic Health Association

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