End of Life Options Act- An Overview of the New Aid-in-Dying Law

Rancho Mirage, CA US
February 25, 2016

Carin van Zyl, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department Palliative Care
Keck School of Medicine at USC
Los Angeles, California

 

Target Audience

This activity was developed for physicians including Eisenhower medical staff along with nurses and ancillary staff.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this presentation, participants should be better able to:

  • Describe the process to fulfill a request under the End of Life Option Act
  • Respond appropriately and compassionately to a patient's request to explore aid physician assisted suicide
  • Evaluate what the European and Oregon experience tells us about who is asking for physician assisted suicide 
  • Identify ethical issues around physician assisted suicide
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 Social Work
  • 1.00 CA-BRN
  • 1.00 CLS
Course opens: 
02/25/2016
Course expires: 
03/25/2016
Event starts: 
02/25/2016 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
02/25/2016 - 1:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Parent activity set: 
Rating: 
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Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower
39000 Bob Hope Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 Social Work
  • 1.00 CA-BRN
  • 1.00 CLS

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
02/25/2016
Course expires: 
03/25/2016

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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