Friday, November 1, 2013University Center, University of North
Florida, 12000 Alumni Drive, Jacksonville, Florida 32224 Alissa
Hurwitz Swota, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Florida
Blue Center for Ethics at UNF, organizes the Annual Pediatric Bioethics
Conference in Jacksonville. The conference is sponsored by Wolfson Children's
Hospital in partnership with the University of North Florida and the Florida
This conference will include sessions on topics such as Pain Management
as Moral Obligation, Legal and Ethical Challenges in Child Protection, Receiving
Difficult News: Family Perspectives, and Assent and Consent: The Role of the
Child in Decision-Making.
Why You Should Attend
Ethics committees, practitioners and public policy experts are faced
with difficult ethical challenges that can benefit from education and
opportunities to discuss those challenges with other professionals. This
conference will provide an opportunity to engage peers from across the region
and learn what others are doing to cope with the ethical issues arising from
Who Should Attend
This 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
or a need for continuing education in the special area of pediatric bioethics.
For more information, please contact Dr. Alissa Hurwitz
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