Famous Factory Meatloaf: The Clinician as Technician and the Renewal of Healthcare through Quality Improvement

This November Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds will be presented by Abraham Nussbaum, MD, MTS, of the University of Colorado. Dr. Nussbaum serves many roles including Director of Adult Inpatient Psychiatry at Denver Health Medical Center, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, and Physician Quality Officer of the Denver Health Medical Center.

When Nov 06, 2014
from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Where MacNider Hall, Room 321
Contact Name
Contact Phone 919-962-4863
Attendees All are welcome to attend this session.
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This session’s focus on story, examining clinicians as technicians in framing stories of their interactions with patients and with colleagues, offers the learner an opportunity to examine how the methods and goals of the telling of clinical tales highlight ethical tensions and communicate how the parties address them in the context of illness and the provision of health care, permitting reflection on one’s own ethical approaches to clinical care.

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 approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.