National Health Ethics Week 2019

Difficult Conversations…Let’s Talk November 4-8, 2019 During the week of November 4-8, 2019, NSHEN will highlight health ethics cases, with discussion questions, for National Health Ethics Week 2019. Each case will explore the theme from a different perspective, and we will highlight the video presentation by Dr. Christy Simpson discussing ethics considerations in relation to difficult conversations. “Difficult” conversations happen all the time in health care, but that does not necessarily make any particular conversation easier. Discussions about diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment decisions are often clinically and emotionally challenging for patients, families, and health care providers, and it is important that we do these conversations … Continue reading National Health Ethics Week 2019Read More →