Ethics: End-of-Life Issues Live Broadcast


Course Objectives:

  1. Explain the roles of the respiratory care practitioner in end-of-life care
  2. Describe the ethical, legal and psychosocial issues accompanying end-of-life care


Do not purchase this course – it is not currently scheduled for a live broadcast. It is available to view so that previous participants may reprint their certificates.

The broadcast link will become available 30 minutes before showtime. Return to the Real-Time Live Broadcast page and click the blue button labeled CLICK HERE TO JOIN OUR MEETING.

The evaluation will be available after the broadcast ends and is located at the bottom of this page, below the helpful links.. You must return to this page and fill it out immediately. Contact us if you experience any difficulties accessing the evaluation.

Certificates are awarded upon completion of the evaluation and are located on the Account > Courses page.

Required links:

Kubler-Ross grief stages

FYI Optional links:

American Academy of Neurology: Brain Death Determination

Another definition of death

Uniform Healthcare Decisions Act

U.S. Living Will Registry (includes forms)

Article about Katrina incident

World religions & end-of-life issues

Cultures & end-of-life decisions

2nd article on cultures & end-of-life decisions

Information on cultures & medicine

Article “Care of an Unresponsive Patient with a Poor Prognosis”

letter about noninvasive ventilation during end-of-life care