Ethical Challenges in Treating Patients with Competency or Capacity Issues: Promoting Interdisciplinary Collaboration to Create a Safe and Compassionate Plan of Care

Date(s): 
02/23/2011
Location: 
O'Keefe Auditorium, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114
Fees: 
Free for MGH employees, Partners HealthCare System Affiliates $100. Others $150.
Sponsor(s): 

The Massachusetts General Hospital's Ethics Task Force and Patient Care Services (PCS) Ethics in Clinical Practice Committee will be offering an all-day educational program (8am - 4pm) on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 for clinicians to learn more about the concepts of capacity and competency, their impact on the patient's ability to make healthcare decisions and the ethical dilemmas related to these concepts.

More information may be found at www.mghpcs.org/knightcenter/ce/Ethical_Challenges.asp

Continuing Education Credits: 
Continuing education credits will be offered to nurses. Please contact the event's organizers for more information
Contact Person(s): 

Norman Knight Nursing Center for Clinical and Professional Development
Tel:  617-726-3111

Email:  kpcs [ at ] partners [dot] org