Lecture Video Archives

Fairbanks Ethics Lecture: “COPE as an Intervention for Palliative Home Care”

Nov 06, 2013

Fairbanks Ethics Lecture Series, cosponsored by the RESPECT Center
 

Lecturer: Visiting Scholar Susan C. McMillan, PhD, ARNP, FAAN

Recorded on 11/6/13 (Indianapolis, Indiana)

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The New Indiana POST Program: Improving the Care of Seriously Ill Patients (Susan Hickman, Ph.D)

Oct 02, 2013

Objectives:

  1. Differentiate between advance directives and the new Indiana POST (Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment)
  2. Describe key elements of the Indiana POST form and law
  3. ...

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Patients’ Perspectives on Cancer Ethics (Visiting Scholar- Rebecca Dresser, JD)

Sep 04, 2013

Presenter: Visiting Scholar, Rebecca Dresser, JD

Objectives:

  1. Describe examples of good and bad ways to tell patients that they have cancer.
  2. Identify factors that can lead...

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The Old Order Amish: Ethical Tension in Providing Culturally Congruent Care

Feb 06, 2013

Presenter: Patricia D. Bledsoe, MEd, MSW, LCSW

Objectives:

  1. Discuss key aspects of Amish history and culture which impact medical care
  2. Identify cultural barriers for Amish people...

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Routine Testing for HIV during Pregnancy: Forced Benevolence or Public Health Initiative

Jan 16, 2013

Presenter: Elaine Cox, MD

Objectives:

  1. Present the medical evidence supporting routine HIV testing during pregnancy
  2. Discuss potential ethical conflicts with routine HIV testing...

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Improving the Quality of Spiritual Care as a Dimension of Palliative Care

Dec 05, 2012

Presenter: Visiting Scholar Betty Ferrell, Ph.D, RN, MA, FAAN, FPCN, CHPN

Objectives:

  1. Describe the opportunities for improving the quality of spiritual care as a component of...

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Ethics & Democracy

Oct 03, 2012

Presenter: Richard B. Gunderman, MD, Ph.D

Many physicians, nurses, and other health professionals take our democratic form of government largely for granted, assuming that it will...

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Futile and Inappropriate Care in the ICU: An Important Differentiation

Sep 05, 2012

Presenter: Gabriel T. Bosslet, MD, MA

Objectives:

  1. Describe how unilateral physician decision-making in the ICU is different than those in other realms of medicine.
  2. Distinguish...

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Bearing the Fire

Apr 04, 2012

Presenter: Richard B. Gunderman, MD, Ph.D

Objectives:

  1. Describe the fire born by patients and health professionals
  2. Outline risks and benefits to bearing the fire
  3. Develop...

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Listen: Dealing with Conflicts with Families of Critically Ill Patients

Feb 01, 2012

Presenter: Visiting Scholar Robert M. Arnold, MD

This presentation was cosponsored by the RESPECT Center.

Objectives:

  1. Describe three reasons for conflict with families regarding...

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Approaches to the Problem of Futile Treatment

Oct 05, 2011

Presenter: Paul R. Helft, MD

Objectives:
1.  Examine and describe the nature of conflicts surrounding futile treatment in hospitals.
2.  Describe factors which contribute to futile...

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Xenotransplantation: A Research and Ethics Update

May 11, 2011

Presenters: A. Joseph Tector, MD, Ph.D, Paul R. Helft, MD, Steven S. Ivy, M.Div, Ph.D

Objectives:

  1. To describe advancements in xenotransplantation research.
  2. To describe research...

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Religious & Cultural Considerations Regarding Pregnancy Termination: Beyond Silence or Conflict

Feb 11, 2011

Presenter: Steven S. Ivy, M.Div, Ph.D

Objectives:

  1. Know the “secular ethic” basis for IU Health’s policies and procedures regarding pregnancy termination.
  2. Know the “religious...

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Online Professionalism in 140 Characters:Physicians, Physicians-in-Training & Online Social Networks

Dec 01, 2010

Presenter: Gabirel T. Bosslet, MD, MA

Objectives:

  1. Identify online social networks as potential forums for professionalism transgressions among physicians and other medical...

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Ethics of X-Ray Vision

Oct 06, 2010

Presenter: Richard B. Gunderman, MD, Ph.D

Objectives:

  1. To outline the role of radiology in contemporary healthcare
  2. To describe the ethical implications of the ability to peer...

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Privacy: An Evolving Legal Concept

Mar 03, 2010

Presenter: Valita Fredland, JD, MA

Objectives:

  1. Describe concepts of privacy in health care
  2. Identify HIPAA and Red Flag Rules
  3. Learn Internet social networking issues

 

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Ethical Issues in the Care of Transgendered Patients

Nov 04, 2009

Presenters: Melissa Cavaghan, MD, Alexia M. Torke, MD, MS
Moderator: Lucia D. Wocial, Ph.D, RN

Objectives:

  1. Define key concepts related to the transgendered population
  2. Discuss...

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Healing as Calling

Sep 02, 2009

Presenter: Richard B. Gunderman, MD, Ph.D

Objectives:

  1. Distinguish a calling from a job
  2. Outline features of a calling
  3. Describe their own sense of calling to healing

 

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Vegetative State and Related Disorders

Mar 18, 2009

Presenter: Edward J. Dropcho, MD

Objectives:

  1. Identify the pathophysiology, diagnostic criteria, and clinical outcomes for vegetative state, minimally conscious state, and related...

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Leadership in Healthcare

Dec 17, 2008

Presenter: Richard B. Gunderman, MD, Ph.D

Objectives:

  1. Describe the role of health professionals in leading healthcare organizations
  2. Identify new opportunities for leaders in...

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Professionalism Conflicts Created by Physician-Industry Interactions

Nov 19, 2008

Presenter: Carey D. Chisholm, MD

“Professionalism Conflicts Created by Physician-Industry Interactions: The Case for Banning Industry from Educational Venues” was presented by Carey...

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National Health Insurance: Facts, not Rhetoric

Sep 17, 2008

Presenter: Aaron E. Carroll, MD, MS

“National Health Insurance: Facts, not Rhetoric” was presented by Aaron E. Carroll MD, MS on September 17, 2008 in the Methodist Hospital Petticrew...

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Strange Bedfellows: Torture and Medical Professionals

May 28, 2008

Presenter: Meg Gaffney, MD

“Strange Bedfellows: Torture and Medical Professionals” was presented by Meg Gaffney, MD, on May 28 in the Methodist Hospital Petticrew Auditorium.  Dr....

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The Challenges of Surrogate Decision Making in the Hospital

May 14, 2008

Presenter: Alexia M. Torke, MD, MS

Alexia Torke, MD, MS, presented “The Challenges of Surrogate Decision Making in the Hospital” on Wednesday, May 14 at 11:30 AM in the Methodist...

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Narrative Bioethics: How Stories Matter

Apr 23, 2008

Presenter: Martha Montell, Ph.D

Visiting professor Martha Montello, PhD, presented “Narrative Bioethics: How Stories Matter” on Wednesday, April 23 in the Riley Out-Patient Center (ROC)...

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Pediatrics and Geriatrics: Ethics Across the Life Course

Mar 26, 2008

Presenter: Greg A. Sachs, MD

Greg A. Sachs, MD, presented “Pediatrics and Geriatrics: Ethics Across the Life Course” on March 26, 2008 in the Riley Out-Patient Center (ROC) Auditorium. ...

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Miracles: An Examination of the Miraculous in Health Care

Feb 27, 2008

Presenter: Richard B. Gunderman, MD, Ph.D

On February 27, 2008 Richard Gunderman, MD, PhD presented “Miracles: An Examination of the Miraculous in Health Care.”  This provocative lecture...

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