Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds: Involving Children in Important Medical Decisions

Please join us for this important session focusing on a critical aspect of our care for children. In collaboration with the Department of Pediatrics, this Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds will be presented by Steven Joffe, MD, MPH, a pediatric oncologist and bioethicist at the University of Pennsylvania.

When Feb 05, 2015
from 08:00 AM to 09:00 AM
Where 4th Floor Clinic Auditorium
Contact Name
Contact Phone 919-962-4863
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In this Grand Rounds Dr. Joffe will describe the development of children’s capacity to offer voluntary informed consent and assent. He will also discuss the principles that guide what roles children should play in important medical decisions. 

Jointly sponsored by the UNC Center for Bioethics and the UNC Hospital Ethics Committee, Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds offers an innovative and interactive forum for engaging with ethical, legal, and policy issues of particular salience to patient care within the hospital. This series may fulfill requirements towards continuing ethics education in nursing*, social work, and other departments and divisions. There are no commercial support or conflicts of interest to report. Education credits require attendance and completion of the evaluation.

UNC Health Care Nursing Practice and Professional Development, is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approval by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.