Countless ethical dilemmas arise when dealing with patients at end stage of Alzheimer's disease. What are the best practices when families are pursuing curative care when palliative care is called for? What happens when the patient does not have advance directives? How do you best communicate with the patient when speech and understanding are limited? This interactive and thought-provoking program will examine the gray areas of multidisciplinary healthcare ethics as they relate to death, dying and grief in working with a memory-impaired patient.
This content is appropriate for beginner and intermediate levels.
Date of Original Program: 2/22/2021
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Stephanie Goldstein, BSW, LBSW, has been in healthcare for more than 15 years. Her experience includes both working directly with patients and as a manager in mental health and long term care. She is passionate about educating patients and families on options while promoting self-determination for those with complex physical, cognitive or mental health diagnoses. A frequent guest lecturer for Johns Hopkins University’s Certificate on Aging program, she also loves teaching professionals about best practices in working with older generations.
25 min - What are the barriers faced when discussing end of life care and dementia?
25 min - Examining Professional Ethics Related to End of Life & Dementia
5 minutes Summary & Conclusions
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