November 6, 2015
University Center, University of North Florida, 12000 Alumni Drive, Jacksonville, Florida 32224
Children’s Hospital, in partnership with the University of North Florida and
the Florida Bioethics Network, presents the Eighth Annual Pediatric Bioethics
talks on pressing issues by experts in the field, the conference will serve as
fertile ground for the development and elucidation of best practices in
This conference will include sessions on topics such medical futility,
grappling with moral distress, and ethical issues in childhood immunizations.
Why you should attend
committees, health care practitioners and public policy experts are
consistently faced with difficult ethical challenges. This conference will
provide education surrounding such challenges, and an opportunity to engage
peers and learn what others are doing to cope with the ethical issues that
arise in pediatric health care.
Who should attend
course is designed for physicians, nurses, social workers, clergy,
psychologists, health administrators, occupational therapists, speech
therapists, pediatric mental health workers, pediatric specialists, medical
students, nursing students, ethicists, philosophers, and others with an
interest in pediatric bioethics.
employees of Baptist Health, UF Health, and the Florida Department of Health;
residents of the University of Florida (UF) College of Medicine – Jacksonville
Pediatric Residency Program; nursing, social work and ethics students with a
local college or university; and current Florida Bioethics Network (FBN)
members receive free attendance and should register online with EventBrite: 2015pedsbioethics.eventbrite.com
you are asked for a promotional code, please enter:
If you are a Baptist Health, UF Health, or Florida Department of Health
If you are a resident with the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville Pediatric
Residency Program or a nursing, social work or ethics student with UF, JU, UNF,
FSCJ or another local college. (Please bring student ID to event.)
If you are a current FBN member
you do not have access to a computer or if you have any questions about
registration, please contact:
Donna Zebe 904.202.8793Donna.Zebe@bmcjax.com
includes admission to program sessions, continental breakfast, luncheon,
refreshments and a course syllabus.
for the conference will be emailed to registered participants prior to the
For more information, please contact Dr. Alissa Hurwitz Swota.
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