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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

 

Catholic Bioethics - Summer 2022

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.

Beginning of Life Issues 

Topics: Contraception, NFP (Natural Family Planning) and Sterilization, Ethics of Assisted Reproductive Technologies to treat Infertility, Ethics of Interventions to Protect Maternal Health during Pregnancy, Emergency Contraception after Sexual Assault, Ethics of Egg Donation, Surrogacy Arrangements and Embryo Adoption

Date: Thursday, June 30, 2022, 8:30am - 4:30pm

Location: St. Dominic Chancery

Register through Capernaum 

Registration deadline: June 30, 2022

End of Life Issues 

Topics: Defining Physician-Assisted Suicide, Euthanasia and Palliative Care/Hospice, Legislative trends in Assisted Suicide, Ethics of Foregoing Medical Intervention at the end of life, Distinctions between Proportionate and Disproportionate medical interventions, Ethics of Foregoing Nutrition and Hydration, The Texas Advance Directives Act, Ethical questions regarding Advance Directives and other end-of-life documents

Date: Thursday, July 5, 2022, 8:30am - 4:30pm

Location: St. Dominic Chancery 

Register through Capernaum 

Registration deadline: June 30, 2022

Health Care Ethics & Experimentation 

Topics: A Catholic understanding of the health care provider-patient relationship, Ethical questions of cooperation with evil, Vaccine use and issues of ethical vaccine sourcing, Ethics of Medical Research/Experimentation, Bodily Integrity and Gender Dysphoria Treatment Modalities, Organ Donation, Informed Consent and Vulnerable Populations

Date: Thursday, July 7, 2022, 8:30am - 4:30pm

Location: St. Dominic Chancery

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Registration deadline: June 30, 2022

 

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