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Nutrition/Dietetic Current and Emerging Ethical Dilemmas
Event Date: May 3, 2018 Presenter: Julie O’Sullivan-Maillet, PhD, RDN The session will be an interactive discussion on feeding, including two cases, and brief reading and comments on emerging issues. Objectives: The audience will be able to describe the feeding dilemmas from a nutritional perspective taking in practical situations including physiology, religious, culture and educational issues regarding the whole patient and family. The audience will discuss actual cases to experience the complexity of individual cases. The audience will but able to briefly state emerging issues including physician assisted death (PAD)/death with dignity, status of PAD in long-term care, and pro’s and con’s of right-to-die.