GREENVILLE, Pa.—Robert Arnold, M.D., a Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine UPMC/University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences will speak at the annual Community Medical Ethics Project’s fall conference at 11 a.m. Nov. 15 at Thiel College about opiates and ethical issues in palliative care.
The conference is free and open to the public.
Arnold is a faculty scholar on the Project on Death in America and is working to teach physician leaders how to educate peers to better communicate regarding ethical, psychosocial, and existential issues at the end-of-life. His clinical activities focus on providing palliative care consultations and primary care to HIV-positive inpatients. His research activities focus on teaching ethics to residents, doctor/patient communication regarding end-of-life issues, and organ donation.
The talk will be in the College’s Lutheran Heritage Room of the Howard Miller Student Center. Complimentary shuttle service will be provided between the Passavant Center parking lot and the Howard Miller Center.
Shuttle signage will designate pick up/drop off locations.
The format for the Community Medical Ethics Project’s conference has changed recently. It is now a single-session conference held once each year. The Community Medical Ethics Project is a collaboration between UPMC Horizon, Thiel College, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church and St. Paul’s continuing care community. Its mission is to help people in the community better understand medical ethics issues, so they can make better decisions involving their healthcare. The presentation is approved for American Medical Association Physician’s Recognition Award Category 1 credits and for nurses’ continuing education units.
For more information or to register, call 724-983-7505. Registration is available at the door.
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