MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care

Ethical and Legal Issues in Palliative Care (Package 1) | Pauline Lesage, MD, LLM and Mona Patel, DO | NYS SOCIAL WORKERS

  1. Package of three webinars for New York State Social Workers on consent, futility, and tube feedings - 3.0 SW CE credits
  2. In these three webinars about consent, futility, and tube feedings, you will explore the complexity of obtaining an informed consent, especially in the context of the patient lacking capacity; examine the broad spectrum of definitions of the futility concept, contextualize futility in relation to various goals of care; and review the best available evidence and recommendations for the appropriate use of enteral feeding tubes in patients with chronic illness, taking into account both medical and ethical considerations.