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Friday, March 23 • 3:30pm - 5:00pm
FR21 | Advancing Resident-Centered Care in LTC Facilities: The Value of Ethics Committees and Resources

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This session, presented by an attorney, bioethicist, and a long time medical director, will detail and reinforce the use of the interprofessional bioethics committee format in skilled nursing facilities, with a specific eye toward promoting resident-centered care and autonomy, and taking into account risk management principles. The session will also review determination of decisional capacity, and includes content on working with incapacitated, unrepresented patients. In addition to didactic content, case presentations and small group discussion will be utilized.

Learning Objectives:
(1) Implement an interprofessional ethics evaluation framework to support resident-centered care decisions in PA/LTC, including the medical director as a vital participant.,
(2) Assess decision-making capacity for nursing home residents with respect to a variety of situations. ,
(3) Apply the principles of bioethics to direct resident-centered care in light of risk management concerns.,
(4) Formulate strategies to improve medical decision-making for incapacitated unbefriended (unrepresented) nursing home residents.

avatar for Karl Steinberg, MD, HMDC, CMD

Karl Steinberg, MD, HMDC, CMD

Karl Steinberg, MD, HMDC, CMD, is Chief Medical Officer for Mariner Health Care Central and has served as a nursing facility and hospice medical director since 1995.  He has served on the Society's Board of Directors and currently chairs their Public Policy Committee.  Dr. Steinberg... Read More →
avatar for Christine Wilson, JD, RN

Christine Wilson, JD, RN

Chris Wilson, RN, JD, MS(HCE), received her nursing degree from the Los Angeles County Medical Center School of Nursing in 1980 and her Juris Doctorate from Whittier College, School of Law in 1986.  She also holds a Master of Science in Health Care Ethics from Creighton University... Read More →

Friday March 23, 2018 3:30pm - 5:00pm EDT
Texas 5-6
  Clinical Medicine