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Futility in Medical Care (2 CEs) in Pittsburgh
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Sponsored by Allegheny Health System, Allegheny General Hospital, Social Work Services

6/17/2015
When: 6/17/2015
2-4 pm
Where: Allegheny General Hospital
320 East North Ave, Snyder Auditorium
Pittsburgh, PA  15212
Presenter: Arvind Venkat, MD
Contact: Stephanie
412-359-4765

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Allegheny Health System, Allegheny General Hospital, Social Work Services

presents

 

Futility in Medical Care

by Arvind Venkat, MD

 

Session objectives:

1. Understand historical, medical, and ethics bases for the challenge in defining futility in the clinical setting

2. Describe the administrative and financial consequences of futile clinical care

3. Lean about efforts to implement futility policies in the clinical setting and their challenges through case examples

  

 

Cost Certificate fee:

Members: $15

Non members: $25

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