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Medical Grand Rounds - Euthanasia - Has its Time Come - or Not?
(Lunch will be provided)
Presenter: Phillip Lowry, MD, Chief, Hematology/Oncology, Guthrie Medical Group, P.C., Sayre, PA & Ann Paris, RN, JD, FASHRM, HEM, CPHRM, Vice President, Patient Safety, The Guthrie Clinic, Sayre, PA
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
*Describe the ethical issues surrounding euthanasia.
*Compare the legal landscape in the US and Europe regarding euthanasia.
*Identify alternatives for the management of patients with severe distress who are inquiring about euthanasia.
This program is intended for: General Internists, Hospitalists, Family Practitioners, Medical Specialists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Fellows, Residents, Medical and Nursing Students, and other Ancillary Healthcare Professionals.
“The Guthrie Clinic is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.”
“The Guthrie Clinic designates this live activity for a maximum of (1.0) AMA PRA Category I Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.”
Disclosure/Conflict of Interest Statement
“Faculty and all others who have the ability to control the content of continuing medical education activities sponsored by the Guthrie Health are expected to disclose to the audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s).