Family Medicine Seminar: Medical Ethics, Disclosure, and Consent - How an Ethical Framework Can Help Resolve Challenging Cases
The Family Medicine Seminar Series is held monthly in the Galen and Nancy Dreibelbis Auditorium at Mount Nittany Medical Center.
A buffet dinner is served at 6:00 pm for a nominal fee. The education event starts at 6:30 pm. Use the Galen and Nancy Dreibelbis Auditorium entrance at the rear of the Medical Center. Download the registration form here.
Presented by Robert Lennon, MD, JF, FAAFP, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences Naval Hospital.
At the completion of this program the participants should be able to:
- Summarize a common framework for resolving ethical issues in medicine.
- Define and describe medical disclosure, and how an ethical framework can help guide disclosure questions.
- Define medical consent, and describe how an ethical framework can help resolve challenges with consent.