Law & Ethics in Clinical Practice: Lunchtime Seminar
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (EST)
All UMDNJ Faculty, Staff, Students and School of Nursing Alumni are welcome to attend this lunchtime seminar sponsored by the ETHICS COMMITTEE at UMDNJ-School of Nursing
Law and Ethics in Clinical Practice
What: Live Presentation (will be telecast from Newark to Stratford campus)
When: Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010 from 12 noon to 1 p.m.
Where: UMDNJ's Newark or Stratford campus.*
Presenter: Patricia Murphy, PhD, APN, FAAN
(Bring your own lunch)
Download the Powerpoint presentation slides
Download an Advance Directive form
What happens if you get sick and are unable to make or relay decisions about your own care? What are your rights regarding care of your loved ones and family members? What do you need to know about Advance Directives/Living Wills for yourself, your family members and your patients?
Gain insights on these questions and more at this presentation by renowned clinical ethicist Dr. Patricia Murphy. The event will include a lecture and Q&A session, so come prepared with your own questions and concerns about this critical topic.
Essential Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this learning activity participants should be able to:
- describe the NJ Advance Directive legislation;
- list common elements of law and ethics; and
- discuss the process involved in honoring a patient/family’s wishes.
About the Presenter
Patricia Murphy, Ph.D., APN, FAAN is a Clinical Ethicist at UMDNJ-University Hospital, in Newark, NJ. She is also an associate professor in the UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School's Department of Surgery. Dr. Murphy was a member of the New Jersey Bioethics Commission, the multidisciplinary body that developed the Advance Directive and Brain Death legislation in New Jersey.
Currently serving as president of the New Jersey Board of Nursing, she is past president of the New Jersey State Nurses Association, past Vice President of the American Nurses Credentialing Center and former member of the of the Board of Directors of the American Nurses Association.
She is board certified as a grief therapist and as a Clinical Specialist in Advanced Psychiatric Nursing. She has more than 50 publications in the area of ethics and end-of-life care and has been the principal investigator on two grants to integrate palliative care into the ICU setting.
Limited seating available on a first-come-first served basis. Reserve your seat today!
*Attend this session at UMDNJ-Newark at the Stanley Bergen Building, 3d Floor Auditorium, or at UMDNJ-Stratford at the University Educational Center, Room 2073. Session will be telecast and from Newark to Stratford and videotaped. Limited seats are available at both locations.First-come, first-served.
You are welcome to bring your lunch.The webinar will begin promptly at 12 noon. Please arrive early to secure your seat. Thank you.
When & Where
UMDNJ-School of Nursing
UMDNJ-School of Nursing offers an innovative program of nursing education from entry level to doctoral degree. Its graduate education program, the largest in the state, includes a master's degree program with many specialty options.
Extensive continuing education programs are available to nurses throughout the state.
The School provides healthcare services through a mobile program serving Essex and Union Counties and a community health center in Camden County, NJ.
With the pending integration of UMDNJ into Rutgers University, effective July 1, we continue to admit students into all existing academic programs, which will continue as is.
To learn more, visit http://sn.umdnj.edu