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"God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them" Genesis 1:27
This is a three module series that focuses on common medical and ethical issues arising at the beginning of life, at the end of life, and in health care.
Module 1: Beginning of Life Issues
NOW ONLINE offered in collaboration with Christ the Redeemer parish
Session Topics: Moral Decisions, Ethics of Marriage & Sexuality, Contraception and Assisted Reproductive Technologies, Questions of Personhood, Maternal Health & Ethical Health during Pregnancy, Prenatal Testing & Diagnosis, Emergency Contraception, Egg Donation, & Embryo Adoption
Module 2: End of Life Issues
Session Topics: Dignity and Illness, Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide, Advanced Directives & DNR (Do-Not-Resuscitate), Palliative Care, Methods of Determining Death, Nutrition & Hydration, Ordinary & Extraordinary Care, and Pain Management.
Module 3: Health Care Ethics & Experimentation
Session Topics: Ethical questions arising throughout the life cycle including organ donation, vaccine origin and use, the nature of the patient provider relationship and much more.
6 Online Sessions
Date: Tuesdays & Thursdays, November 3-19, 2020