Coronavirus Update: Ethics Considerations, Guidance and Resources.
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Medical ethics is a field of study that draws from philosophy, law and medicine. There are four core principles in bioethics that define the ethical obligations that health care providers owe to patients. The application of these principles to individual cases can be helpful in resolving difficult questions that arise in health care.Learn More
Palliative care is specialized care that is directed at managing the symptoms of those who are living with serious or advanced illness. It is appropriate for individuals who are seeking treatment for their disease, as well as for those who have shifted their goals to a more comfort-directed plan of care.Learn More
We need the serenity to accept the things we cannot change, courage to change the things we can, and the wisdom to know the difference. By Lucy McBride, for The AtlanticRead More »
Faced with mandatory vaccination against Covid-19, students and employees, notoriously including health care workers, have appealed to religion as grounds for exemption.Read More »
Sessions will be held on Tuesdays beginning Sept. 28th 2021 from 12:00pm-1:15pm. Registration is now open for the following sessions: Oct. 19th, Determining Capacity on the Front Lines; Oct. 25th, What I Hate About Advance Directives: A Case-based Discussion; Nov. 3rd, Let's Talk Refusals.Register Now »
The Vermont Ethics Network Fall 2021 Ethics Education Series dives into ethically complex cases and questions to expand your knowledge of bioethics. This series is offered free of charge and recordings of past sessions are now available here.Watch Now »