Non-Invasive Ventilation at End-of Life: Ethical Considerations in the Use of Bi-pap

All hospital staff are welcome to attend this new Respiratory Therapy Ethics Series panel presentation with Shannon Carson, MD, Laura Hanson, MD, MPH, and Kathy Short RRT, RN, FAARC, and moderated by Arlene Davis, JD.

When Mar 20, 2014
from 04:00 PM to 05:30 PM
Where 3 Anderson Conference Room 3080
Contact Name
Contact Phone 919-966-1336
Attendees All are welcome.
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The topics for the presentation are:

  • What goals of therapy are promoted by NIV?
  • Should NIV be used as a life-sustaining intervention?
  • What information do patients or their family members need in order to consider the risks and benefits of NIV
  • What are the common RT dilemmas in placing patients on NIV?

 This session is approved for 1.5 CEUs for Respiratory Therapy.

This series is co-sponsored by Respiratory Therapy and the UNC Hospital Ethics Committee.