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“Are They Going to Starve?” and Other Ethical Dilemmas Related to Nutrition at the End of Life

Jan 25 | 9:45AM - 11:15AM

“Are They Going to Starve?” and Other Ethical Dilemmas Related to Nutrition at the End of Life

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. Apply ethical principles to the management of challenging nutrition support cases
  2. List the indications and contraindications for enteral and parenteral nutrition in specific disease states
  3. Utilize effective communication strategies to properly navigate nutrition support focused ethical discussions

FACULTY & TOPICS

History and Legal Cases of Artificial Nutrition at the End of Life
Stephanie Dobak, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC

Physiological Changes at the End of Life
John Liantonio, MD

Effective Communication Strategies in Conversations Surrounding Nutrition
Beth Wagner, MSN, CRNP, ACHPN

MODERATOR

Beth Wagner, MSN, CRNP, ACHPN

LEARNING LEVEL: Intermediate
UAN: 0216-0000-18-037-L04-P
CE CREDIT: 1.5 hours