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2010 AMBI Clinical Ethics Conference – New York’s 2010 Family Health Care Decisions Act and Its Impact at the Hospit

Posted Jul 01 2010 11:45am

2010 AMBI Clinical Ethics Conference – “New York’s 2010 Family Health Care Decisions Act and Its Impact at the Hospitalized Patient’s Bedside
November 19, 2010
The Alden March Bioethics Institute at Albany Medical College
Albany, New York

The 2010 AMBI Clinical Ethics Conference is a conference in which keynote speakers, guest faculty and conference participants gather at the Alden March Bioethics Institute in Albany, New York, for a full day of engaging discussions and breakout sessions revolving around a single theme.  This year’s theme explores the new Family Health Care Decisions Act and its impact at the hospitalized patient’s bedside.  The target audience for this conference includes: institutional ethics committee members, physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists, social workers, chaplains, hospice staff, case managers, lawyers, healthcare facility administrators, and others interested in healthcare decision making.

Keynote Speakers: 
  • Robert N. Swidler, MA, JD -- Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Education, Albany Medical College; Vice President and General Counsel, Northeast Health
  • Alicia Ouellette, JD -- Associate Professor of Law; Professor of Bioethics at Union Graduate College/Mt. Sinai School of Medicine Program in Bioethics
  • Thaddeus Pope, JD, PhD -- Associate Professor of Law, Widener University School of Law
Conference Schedule:
FRIDAY, November 19, 2010
7:45-8:25 a.m.              Registration
8:25-8:30 a.m.              Welcome & Introduction
8:30-9:30 a.m.              Robert N. Swidler, MA, JD
9:30-9:45 a.m.              Break
9:45-10:40 a.m.           Alicia Ouellette, JD
10:40-11:35 p.m.        Thaddeus Pope, JD, PhD
11:35-12:20 p.m.         Lunch
12:20-1:10 p.m.           Breakout Session I
1:10-2:00 p.m.             Breakout Session II
2:00-2:15 p.m.             Break
2:15-3:15 p.m.              Bruce D. White, DO, JD, Wayne Shelton, PhD, Shelia Otto, BSN, MA, Heather Frenz
3:15-3:30 p.m.             Concluding Remarks, Evaluation

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