Emerging Topics in Catholic Health Care Ethics Webinar Series, Session 4: Medically Assisted Nutrition and Hydration
October 14, 2021, 1:00 PM - October 14, 2021, 1:45 PM Eastern Time
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Emerging Topics in Catholic Health Care Ethics Webinar Series
A New Ethics Webinar Series Co-sponsored by the Catholic Health Association in cooperation with
Georgetown University Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics
Loyola University Chicago Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics and Healthcare Leadership
Saint Louis University Albert
Gnaegi Center for Health Care Ethics
In our ongoing commitment to provide timely, relevant information about emerging issues for Catholic health care, the Catholic Health Association is offering a monthly series of webinars to address and clarify critical ethical issues in caring for patients and families in Catholic hospitals, long-term care facilities and medical centers nationwide.
Each 45-minute session will examine the implications of a specific critical issue in clinical and organizational ethics in the context of Catholic Social Teaching and the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services (ERDs).
Session 4: Medically Assisted Nutrition and Hydration
Co-sponsored by the Catholic Health
Association in cooperation with Georgetown University Pellegrino Center for
This presentation will review ethical aspects from a Catholic perspective of medically assisted nutrition and hydration. The focus will be on clinical presentations, effectiveness or lack of effectiveness of MANH in various settings, a review of directive #58 from the Ethical and Religious Directives, and a discussion of areas of possible confusion.
Rev. Myles Sheehan, SJ, MD
Director, Pellegrino Center for Clinical
Georgetown University Medical
Who Should Attend
- Medical directors, CMOs, CNOs
- Residents, medical and nursing students
- Mission leaders
- Ethics committees
- Pastoral care directors
- Graduate students in moral theology or health care ethics
- Persons interested in Catholic health care ethics
For information about the Emerging Topics in Catholic Health Care Ethics series of webinars click here.
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Please note: All times listed are Eastern Time.
If you would like to register
by phone, please call us at
800-230-7823 (M-F, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central).