Conferences & Symposia

Disability, Health Care & Ethics - What Really Matters


Wednesday, April 28, 2010

The Maryland Health Care Ethics Committee Network
and the Law & Health Care Program (L&HCP)
at the University of Maryland School of Law

Disability, Health Care & Ethics -
What Really Matters


Wednesday, April 28, 2010
10:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Thomas B. Turner Building
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
720 Rutland Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21205

Persons with cognitive and physical disabilities comprise a growing sector of our society. Yet, health care providers and ethics committee members may lack knowledge, skills, and insight related to disability rights and its impact on health care delivery and ethical decision-making. This conference is targeted to individuals who wish to broaden their understanding of the concerns and rights of people with disabilities in the context of health care encounters. Attendees will learn about the history of discrimination against people with disabilities and the rise of the "social model" of disability, current biases among some health care providers that disadvantage persons with disabilities, and knowledge, strategies, and resources health care professionals and ethics committee members should have or be able to access to appropriately respect disability rights at their institutions and in health care encounters.

Check this website for updates on CMEs/CEUs for this conference. MHECN generally applies for CMEs for physicians, and CEUs for nurses and social workers. For this conference, we are partnering with the Health Facilities Association of Maryland to apply for CEUs for nursing home administrators. Certificates of attendance will be available for others upon request.

9:15-10:00 a.m. Registration

10:00-10:15 a.m. Introductory Remarks
Diane E. Hoffmann, JD, MS
Associate Dean and Director, Law & Health Care Program

10:15-11:00 a.m. Disability Prejudice and Rights in a Modern Historical Context
Steven Eidelman, MSW, MBA

11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Panel Session: Voices from Persons Living With Disability
Janice Y. Jackson, MS
William J. Peace, PhD
Elizabeth Weintraub

12:00-1:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00-2:15 p.m. Concurrent Sessions A

Institutional Biases & Suggested Reforms
Elizabeth Pendo, JD

Skills & Resources to Integrate Disability Rights into Practice
Theodosia R. Paclawskyj, PhD, BCBA

Lessons from the Ashley X Case
William J. Peace, PhD
Claire Roy, MA
2:15-2:30 p.m. Transition Between Session

2:30-3:45 p.m. Concurrent Sessions B
Disability Rights-ADA and Beyond
Nancy Pineles, JD

Facilitating Informed Decision-Making with People with Intellectual Disabilities
Judith Levy, MSW, MA

Ethical Decision-Making at the Margins
Serena San Wu, MD
Anita J. Tarzian, PhD, RN
3:45-4:00 p.m. Transition Between Sessions

4:00-5:15 p.m. Concurrent Sessions C
Institutional Biases and Suggested Reforms
Elizabeth Pendo, JD

Skills & Resources to Integrate Disability Rights into Practice
Theodosia R. Paclawskyj, PhD, BCBA

Disability & Health Care Resource Allocation
Alicia Oulette, JD
5:15-6:30 p.m. Dinner Program Presentation
Who is Disabled? Chronic Illness, Disability and Medicine
Rebecca Garden, PhD

CME/CEU INFORMATION:

SOCIAL WORKERS - THIS PROGRAM IS APPROVED BY THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SOCIAL WORKERS (PROVIDER # 886493265 ) FOR 6.0 CONTINUING EDUCATION CONTACT HOURS.

NURSING HOME ADMINISTRATORS - HFAM IS A REGISTERED SPONSOR OF PROFESSIONAL CONTINUING EDUCATION WITH THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BOARDS OF EXAMINERS OF LONG TERM CARE ADMINISTRATORS. THIS EDUCATIONAL OFFERING HAS BEEN REVIEWED BY THE NATIONAL CONTINUING EDUCATION REVIEW SERVICE (NCERS) OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LONG TERM CARE ADMINISTRATOR BOARDS (NAB) AND APPROVED FOR 14.00 CLOCK HOURS AND 6.00 PARTICIPANT HOURS. PROGRAM APPROVAL NUMBER: 2842010-14.00-5722-IN ***ATTENDEES CAN ONLY RECEIVE A CEU CERTIFICATE IF THEY COMPLETE THE ENTIRE PROGRAM; PARTIAL CREDIT IS NOT AVAILABLE.**

CEUS (6.0 HRS) FOR NURSES & CMES (6.0 HRS) FOR PHYSICIANS HAVE BEEN APPLIED FOR.

Jointly sponsored by the Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities & the Ethics Committee at Kennedy Krieger Institute, in partnership with Harbor Hospital and The Health Facilities Association of Maryland.


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