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.


This live broadcast is scheduled for Friday, Feb 28, 2020 at 11:00 Central Time.

The broadcast link will become available 30 minutes before showtime.

The evaluation will be available after course completion and you must fill it out immediately.

Certificates are awarded upon completion of the evaluation.

Please scroll down and click Live Broadcast Tutorial Video. New users watch the 2 minute video on how to participate in a live broadcast. Repeat users Fast Forward until end of video.

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