• NOVEMBER 09-11, 2018 – ZURICH, SWITZERLAND

     

    2nd Zurich-Harvard Intensive Clinical Bioethics Course

     

    UniversitätsSpital Zürich, Grosser Hörsaal Nord

 

November 09-11, 2018

Provisional Program

Main topics:

Global bioethics and diversity 

Clinical Ethics, Goals of Care, Scientific Integrity

Advances in Ethics Teaching and Communication

Speakers: 

Christine Mitchell, Robert Truog,

Millie Salomon, Stephanie Dagron

Ann Gallagher, Paul Hoff

Nikola Biller-Andorno, Tanja Krones

and others

Day 1 (Friday, November 09, 2018)

08.00 – 18.00

MAIN TOPICS:

GLOBAL ETHICS AND DIVERSITY

FROM THE ‘GLOBAL’ TO THE ‘LOCAL’ AND ‘BEDSIDE’ DIMENSION OF ETHICS

  • Keynotes

  • Short lectures

  • Small group discussions

  • Issues:

    • –  Mapping the landscape of healthcare ethics
    • –  Global justice and the right to health
    • –  The ethical role of health care professionals
    • –  Vulnerable groups in healthcare settings
    • –  Ethical theories and clinical practice

Day 2 (Saturday, November 10, 2018)

08.00 – 18.00

MAIN TOPICS:

CLINICAL ETHICS, GOALS OF CARE,

SCIENTIFIC INTEGRITY

  • Keynotes

  • Small group case discussions

  • Short lectures

  • Issues:

    • – Ethics Consultants and Ethics Consultation
    • – Decision making capacity
    • – Potentially inappropriate treatments
    • – Ethics and palliative care, assisted dying
    • – Discussing goals of care, Advance Care Planning
    • – Ethical theories and clinical practice (continued)
    • – Conflicts of interests in research and care
  • Dinner

Day 3 (Sunday, November 11, 2018)

08.30 – 16.45

MAIN TOPICS:

ADVANCES IN ETHICS TEACHING AND COMMUNICATION

  • Keynotes

  • Small group case discussions

  • Short lectures

  • Panel discussion

  • Issues:

    • – Patient narratives and clinical ethics
    • – Microethics
    • – Methods and formats of ethics teaching:
      •             – Working with standardized patients
      •             – Serious moral games
      •             – Simulation and blended learning in ethics teaching
    • – Communications about medical mistakes
    • – Increasing the impact of ethics – what do we need? 
  • Closure and farewell

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Michelle Heimgartner
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University of Zurich
Institute of Biomedical Ethics and History of Medicine
Lehrstuhl für Biomedizinische Ethik
Winterthurerstrasse 30
8006 Zürich
Tel: +41 44 634 4081

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