Northwestern University

Thu 12:00 PM

NMH Ethics Presents Empowering Patient Voices, Respecting Patient Choices - Presentation and Panel Discussion

When: Thursday, April 18, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM  

Where: Northwestern Memorial Hospital Feinberg Pavilion, 3rd Floor, Conf Room A, 251 E. Huron, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Bryan Morrison   312.503.1927

Group: Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities Events

Category: Lectures & Meetings

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Northwestern Memorial Hospital Ethics Committee


Empowering Patient Voices, Respecting Patient Choices

Opening Remarks:
Barbara Holmes Gobel, MS, RN, AOCN, FAAN
Associate Chief Nurse Executive
Director of Professional Practice and Development
Magnet Program Director
Northwestern Memorial Hospital


Presentation and Panelists:
Interprofessional Collaboration - Key to Supporting Patients’ Healthcare Preferences
Each member of the healthcare team plays a valuable role in making sure patients’ values, beliefs and healthcare preferences are known, documented and respected. Speakers will share how they uniquely contribute to this process. Key features of interprofessional collaboration and communication as well as emerging tools to support documentation of patient preferences by all members of the healthcare team will be presented.

Sandra Manley, LCSW
Lurie Cancer Center, Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ashley Bonn, RN

Cheryl Wilkes, MD
General Internal Medicine, NMG

Renee Hansen, APN
Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit

Andrea Horton, MDiv
Women’s Health Chaplain

Jackie Cisero
Patient Care Tech
Prentice Women’s Hospital

Amy Charvat, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist, Orthopaedics Service

National Healthcare Decisions Day exists to inspire, educate and empower the public and providers about the importance of advance care planning. National Healthcare Decisions Day is an initiative to encourage patients to express their wishes regarding healthcare and for providers and facilities to respect those wishes, whatever they may be.

This event is not presented by the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities. We are sharing it here with permission.

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