Ethics Education Exclusively for Mission
education program is designed exclusively for mission leaders in systems, facilities and regional organizations to support their critical role in the ministry.
Profound changes in
health financing and delivery, population health, and new models for business
and collaboration are transforming the face of health care in the U.S. and the
Catholic health ministry.
These changes raise
unprecedented challenges for mission leaders who are responsible for ethics
within their organizations and for safeguarding Catholic
Just in Time - A New
Cohort Is Forming for 2019-2020
Formerly known as Navigating the Landscape of Catholic
Health Ethics â€“ A Program for Mission Leaders, this popular ethics education
program is now called Catholic Ethics for Mission Leaders to more succinctly
describe its purpose. A new cohort is currently forming for the 2019-2020
session that will take place from April 11, 2019 to April 3,
The format features
an ideal blend of in-person meetings and online sessions to accommodate busy
schedules. To optimize engagement
and networking, each cohort is limited to 30 participants.
The program begins
with an in-person meeting and orientation April 11-12, 2019, in CHA's St. Louis
office, followed by a series of eight online sessions that begin every six
weeks. Each session may be completed during the six-week interval in which it is
offered. The program culminates with an in-person meeting April 2-3, 2020, at
CHA's St. Louis office to integrate learning. For your convenience, you may view the complete schedule here.
How the Program Will
The ethics education
program will support new and experienced mission leaders by:
- Providing a foundation in Catholic social teaching
and moral principles and their relationship to health care.
- Promoting an understanding of the complex ethical and
moral issues facing the ministry.
- Helping mission leaders recognize when and how to
resolve ethical issues that arise within their organizations, and equally
important, recognizing when to refer issues to a professional ethicist.
- Understanding and applying theEthical and Religious Directives for
Catholic Health Care Servicesand utilizing other ethical resources available to Catholic
- Learning how to facilitate the work of ethics
- Becoming familiar with ethics consults in acute,
long-term care and community health.
- Applying Catholic moral principles to real-world
situations through case studies.
- Networking with other mission leaders in
a small group learning environment that is limited to 30