The St. John Paul II Foundation, Diocese of Nashville, Aquinas College, and Saint Thomas Health present

The sanctity of human life:
End of life issues

a Converging Roads conference

About | HotelTopics | Speakers | Schedule | Sponsors


WHEN
August 27, 2016
7:30AM - 5:30pm

 

WHERE
Catholic Pastoral Center
2800 McGavock Pike
Nashville, TN

REGISTRATION FEE
$77 Physician, Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, Administrator, General Admission
$67 Nurse, Lay Chaplain, Ethicist, Social Worker, other medical professionals
$57 Special Clergy/Religious Discounted Rate
$17 Special Student Scholarship Rate

$90 CME or CNE (6 hours)
$60 Sponsor a Student Scholarship


Hotel

Four Points By Sheraton Nashville Airport

800 Royal Pkwy Nashville TN  37214
615 884-9777 then press “0” to speak to an associate
$119/night


Topics

"The Meaning of Human Suffering at End of Life" 
-John Haas, Ph.D.

"End of Life Issues at Life’s Beginnings" 
-
Robin Pierucci, M.D., M.A.

"Clinical Aspects of End of Life Care" 
-William L. Toffler, M.D

"Medical Futility: Seeking Better Language for End of Life Care" -Grattan Brown, Ph.D. 

"Walking with Patients at the End-of-Life"
-Sister Mary Diana Dreger, OP, MD

"Advanced Directives, DNR and POLST" 
-Arland K. Nichols, Ph.D. (cand.)


Speakers

Grattan Brown, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and
Chair of Theology at

Belmont Abbey College

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William L. Toffler, M.D.
Professor of Family Medicine at Oregon Health and Science University

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Arland K. Nichols, Ph.D. (cand.)
President of the
St. John Paul II Foundation

Sister Mary Diana Dreger, OP, MD
Internal medicine and primary care physician at Saint Thomas Medical Partners/The Holy Family Health Center and Assistant Clinical Professor at Vanderbilt University Medical Center

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Robin Pierucci, M.D., M.A.
Neonatologist and Medical Director NICU, Bronson Children’s Hospital

John Haas, Ph.D.
Ethicist and President of the National Catholic Bioethics Center

The Most Reverend David R.
Choby, D.D., J.C.L.

Bishop of Nashville, TN

Mary Caprio, MSN, MTS,
Program Director,
St. John Paul II Foundation


Continuing Education Available

Physician Credit

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Christian medical & Dental Associations (CMDA)and the St. John Paul II Foundation.  Christian Medical and Dental Associations is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  

The Christian Medical & Dental Associations designates this educational activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(s)TM.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

Nurse Credit

This educational activity has been approved through the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN) Continuing Nursing Education Approver Unit for   6.0   contact hours.  AAOHN is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Chaplains Credit - Chaplains need only report the topic and speakers to obtain CEUs.

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Schedule

7:30 AM

8:00 AM 

8:10 AM
 

9:10 AM


10:10 AM

10:30 AM
 

11:25 AM

12:30 PM
 

1:30 PM
 

2:45 PM
 

4:00 PM

4:30 PM
 

5:30 PM

5:35 PM

Gathering & Breakfast/Coffee

Welcome and Introductions

"Medical Futility: Seeking a Better Language for End of Life Care" Grattan Brown, Ph.D.

"Clinical Aspects of End of Life Care"
William Toffler, MD

Break

Holy Sacrifice of the Mass
The Most Reverend David R. Choby, D.D., J.C.L.

Lunch

"Advanced Directives, DNR and POLST"
Arland K. Nichols, Ph.D. (cand.)

"Walking with Patients at the End-of-Life"
Sr. Mary Diana Dreger, OP, MD

"End of Life Issues at Life’s Beginnings"
Robin Pierucci, MD, MA

Speaker Panel on Case Study/Questions

"The Meaning of Human Suffering at the End of Life"
John Haas, Ph.D.

Official Close of Conference

Networking Reception with Wine and Hor d'oeuvres

 

THE SANCTITY OF HUMAN LIFE:
END OF LIFE ISSUES - ONLINE REGISTRATION


Presenting Partners

 

Supporting Sponsor

 

Continuing Education Provider