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Medically Administered Nutrition and Hydration: Is It Ethically Required with Dementia and Stroke Patients? - Ethics Webinar Recording - November 3, 2015 (CD)

Product Code: 3188
Medically Administered Nutrition and Hydration: Is It Ethically Required with Dementia and Stroke Patients? - Ethics Webinar Recording - November 3, 2015 (CD)
Member Price: $25.00
Non-Member Price: $35.00

Description

This webinar will review the topic of the use of feeding tubes with particular attention to the care of individuals with dementing illnesses and strokes. The discussion will include a review of the clinical use of feeding tubes, risks and benefits, ethical concerns, and decision making in the light of St. Pope John Paul II's allocution on "Life Sustaining Treatments and Vegetative State: Scientific Advances and Ethical Dilemmas" and the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services. A focus will be on considering feeding disorders in dementing illnesses and clinical distinctions in the indications for tube feeding in persons with strokes, depending on the particular type of stroke and the region of the brain affected.

Presenter: Fr. Myles N. Sheehan, SJ, MD, Assistant to the Provincial for Senior Jesuits, USA Northeast Province, Waterton, Mass.

Run Time: 75 minutes

System Requirements:

  • Microsoft Windows 2000 or above
  • Pentium IV - GHZ Processor
  • 256 MB RAM
Full Description Below

Full Description

This webinar will review the topic of the use of feeding tubes with particular attention to the care of individuals with dementing illnesses and strokes. The discussion will include a review of the clinical use of feeding tubes, risks and benefits, ethical concerns, and decision making in the light of St. Pope John Paul II's allocution on "Life Sustaining Treatments and Vegetative State: Scientific Advances and Ethical Dilemmas" and the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services. A focus will be on considering feeding disorders in dementing illnesses and clinical distinctions in the indications for tube feeding in persons with strokes, depending on the particular type of stroke and the region of the brain affected.

Presenter: Fr. Myles N. Sheehan, SJ, MD, Assistant to the Provincial for Senior Jesuits, USA Northeast Province, Waterton, Mass.

Run Time: 75 minutes

System Requirements:

  • Microsoft Windows 2000 or above
  • Pentium IV - GHZ Processor
  • 256 MB RAM

Product Details

Publication Date: November 03, 2015
Disk Type: CD - Computer
Product Dimensions: H: 4.9375 IN., W: 5.0625 IN.
Shipping Weight: 0.0938 Lb.