Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds

Peter A Ubel, MD, will present, "The Other End of the Stethoscope: Why Good Decision Making Requires Providers and Patients to Work Together."

When Mar 02, 2012
from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Where 321 MacNider
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Dr. Ubel, MD, is the Jack O. Blackburn Distinguished Professor of Marketing, Fuqua School of Business and Professor of Public Policy, Duke University.

Dr. Ubel is a physician and behavioral scientist whose research and writing explores controversial questions regarding the role of values and preferences in health care decision making both “at the bedside” and in policy decisions. Dr. Ubel’s talk will address the patient empowerment movement, barriers to shared provider-patient decision making, and the relevance of behavioral science for understanding limitations on informed consent. Jointly sponsored by the UNC Center for Bioethics and the UNC Hospital Ethics Committee, the Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds series offers an innovative and interactive forum for engaging with ethical, legal, and policy issues of particular salience to patient care within the hospital.

One CNE contact hour will be provided.* This series may also fulfill requirements towards continuing ethics education in Social Work and other departments and divisions. We are grateful to our additional sponsors: Nursing Professional Development, Hospital Legal Department, and Clinical Care Management

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

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