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Workplace Programs

Workplace Programs

Our workplace programs are a benefit to employees who inevitably find themselves caring for both elderly parents at the same time of other generations of family.

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TPOPP Resources

TPOPP Resources

The Transportable Physician Orders for Patient Preferences (TPOPP) initiative is designed to translate patient preferences into medical orders.

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Healthcare Resource Assistance

Healthcare Resource Assistance

Our staff is ready to help with resource collection for individuals, educational institutions, healthcare providers or even advocacy groups.

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e-Preferences Quick Start

e-Preferences Quick Start

Our Conversation Starter Questions are designed to help you begin thinking of a few of the common topics for your upcoming discussions with loved ones.

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PAINS Program

PAINS Program

Pain Action Alliance to Implement a National Strategy (PAINS) is an alliance of leaders enhancing access to integrative pain care consistent with the patient's goals and values.

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Caring Conversations

Caring Conversations

Our popular Caring Conversations resources and workbook will guide you and your family through the process of Advanced Care Planning.

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EVENTS

Follow our event calendar for ongoing lectures discussing the latest topics in healthcare from patient-centered medicine to affordable care to end-of-life planning.

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Live Lectures

Our monthly live lectures on Facebook connect you to healthcare experts and authors discussing healthcare policy and how to support a loved ones end-of-life preferences.

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Annual Dinner

Join us each year at our Annual Dinner and Symposium as our speakers explore patient centered healthcare solutions and enhancements in end-of-life planning.

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Flanigan Lecture

At the Flanigan Lecture on August 7, 2018, Dr. Steven Miles questions, given what we know now, ought parents allow kids to play collision sports

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~ POPULAR RESOURCES ~

Case Studies

Case studies provide a roadmap for decision-making in future cases, help drive the development of new analysis and thought about complex medical and moral dilemmas.

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Aging Resources

These resources will help you plan for an aging population and the aspects of life including healthcare, caregiving, housing, shopping and driving.

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Chronic Pain

These resources help us work to change the way chronic pain is perceived, judged and treated.

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End of Life Resources

These resources and interviews help you navigate the complex healthcare system for living wills, durable powers of attorney and concerns about care outside of hospital.

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Flanigan Lecture 2018 At the Flanigan Lecture on August 7, 2018, Dr. Steven Miles questions, given what we know now, ought parents allow kids to play collision sports
Center for Practical Bioethics added 46 new photos — in Overland Park, Kansas.
@PracBioethics staff were blown away by “Wishes for the World.” Created by #Hallmark artists Marn Jensen & Andy Newcom, the exhibit depicts works of art illustrating the #wisdom of older adults drawn from dozens of interviews. #OlderAdults
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TONIGHT: Free lecture on whether parents should allow kids to play collision sports, like #football and #soccer, given what we know about safety, 7p at @TheJ_KansasCity. Registration appreciated but not necessary. https://t.co/dSYwBq3CR8 https://t.co/tzf99zwea2
Last 2 days to register for free lecture on whether parents should allow kids to play collision sports, like #football and #soccer, given what we know about safety. AUGUST 7, 7p at @TheJ_KansasCity. https://t.co/dSYwBq3CR8 https://t.co/3cNMU9bCrw
Center for Practical Bioethics The Atlantic reaches out to the Center’s Matthew Pjecha and Leslie McNolty to ask “if literary exercises could make physicians more caring to patients”?
https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2018/07/medicine-doctors-fiction/566342/
@LAMcNolty & @MPjecha respond to Woods Nash's critique in @TheAtlantic of #bioethics case studies and how integrating stories could make them more valuable.
https://t.co/bJNDMRTuGM
Board on Health Sciences Policy : Health and Medicine Division Congrats to Richard Payne, MD! His appointment to the Health Sciences Policy Board of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine will bring an ethical perspective to the Board’s activities to encourage and sustain basic biomedical and clinical research… ...
Ought parents allow kids to play collision sports, like #football and #soccer? What does the research show? Dr. Steven Miles' lecture AUGUST 7, 7p at @TheJ_KansasCity will offer some answers. Register to attend or view on our Facebook page. https://t.co/dSYwBq3CR8...
Listen to @PracBioethics Terry Rosell discuss #MedicalTourism & #ethics of #OrganTransplantation on #KCUR's Central Standard. "Medical tourism doesn't create socioeconomic disparities," he says, "but is predicated on those disparities and availability." https://t.co/KgkKhmrdAg https://t.co/EYZxMYWIax
Register now for our #OneHealth Symposium on #CRISPR featuring 30+ experts. Dr. Richard Payne @PracBioethics will show the challenge of what is “normal” with #CRISPR, and how much abnormality we will deem acceptable. https://t.co/oStlscBb7K https://t.co/cpVWeK70d1
We need interventions that help clinicians feel more comfortable taking care of patients with #cancer at the end of life. https://t.co/CDCT4jO8Eh #GeriOnc #PallOnc @ASCO @harvardmed @MGHPallCare @HMSPallCare https://t.co/fenpDQcCfq
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Center for Practical Bioethics Richard Payne with the Center for Practical Bioethics discusses the Ethics of DNA Testing… (radio interview)
http://kcur.org/post/stories-and-ethics-dna-testing#stream/0
#dnatesting #medicalethics #bioethics #dna
nationalacademies.org Congrats to Richard Payne of the Center for Practical Bioethics and other NASEM Health and Medicine Division committee members on the publication of workshop proceedings on #PhysicianAssistedDeath.
** Download a FREE Copy here -
http://nationalacademies.org/hmd/reports/2018/physician-assisted-death-scanning-the-landscape-proceedings.aspx
Sunflower Foundation awards $200,000 grant to better understand elder abuse in Kansas The Sunflower Foundation Board of Trustees has awarded a $200,000 grant to the Center for Practical Bioethics to identify strategies aimed at detecting, addressing and preventing elder abuse in Kansas… (read more)
http://practicalbioethics.org/sunflower-foundation-awards-200-000-grant-to-better-understand-elder-abuse-in-kansas
#elderabuse #bioethics #eldercare
What is bioethics? Bioethics ...
Physician-Assisted Suicide: Why Neutrality by Organized Medicine Is Neither Neutral Nor Appropriate Physician-Assisted Suicide: Why Neutrality by Organized Medicine Is Neither Neutral Nor Appropriate... (read more)
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11606-018-4424-8
It has been proposed that medical organizations adopt neutrality with respect to physician-assisted suicide (PAS), given that the practice is legal in some jurisdictions and ...
Take a Minute to Read This... Your Family's Future Harmony Could Depend on It! Sisters Linda Ward and Sandra Mellinger had "the talk" with their mom after her #Alzheimers diagnosis, including who would speak for mom when she couldn't speak for herself.
#AdvanceCarePlanning #EndOfLife @doolinward
http://kcstudio.org/take-a-minute-to-read-this-your-familys-future-harmony-could-depend-on-it-bioethics/
Elements of Bioethics Improvisation: Knowledge Elements of Bioethics Improvisation: Knowledge
Fostering Civil Discourse - and Humor - in a Partisan Era By Tarris Rosell, PhD, DMinFifteen years ago in the aftermath of 9/11, I was invited to respond as an Ethics panelist to a new, self-published book, The Fundamentals of Extremism (Blaker, et al., New Boston Books, Inc., 2003). The authors ...
Ethics, Morality and Genomic Science: Can We Play God the Way God Plays God? Richard Payne, MDThe wisdom of humans tinkering with nature has been challenged throughout the ages based on a common storyline: humans unwisely tamper with nature with disastrous consequences for the creator when we cross a line previously reserved for the ...
Gun Violence: Prevention by Paying Attention Tarris Rosell, DMin, PhDIn a time of heightened anxiety about gun ownership and gun violence, the theme of this blog may already have some “Second Amendment People” reaching for their Glocks in self-defense. Or those impassioned for increased regulation of ...
Lifetime Achievement in Bioethics Center for Practical Bioethics Founding Executive Myra Christopher Honored by American Society for Bioethics and Humanities Forty years ago, a young Johnson County, Kansas, homemaker stood by her mother’s grave and promised to spend the rest of her life working to ...

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