This lecture was delivered in 2017 in Salzburg, Austria. Due to scheduling changes in the OMI-CHOP curriculum, this content is next due to be presented in 2023. This content may contain information that has since been updated.
At the end of this session, learners will be able to describe the standards for ethical decision making for children including the best interest standard and the doctrine of double effect, determine who has the authority to make decisions for children at the end of life, and identify the ethical issues with withdrawal of life sustaining therapies at the end of life and how it is distinct from euthanasia.
This seminar focuses on palliative care and was delivered at the Open Medical Institute in Salzburg, Austria, from August 27 – September 2, 2017.
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