Past Conferences

Conferences

Quality of Life at the End of life in long term Care Facilities

June 21, 2012

Program:

  • End of Life in Long Term Care Facilities in Europe, Prof. Dr.Vjenka Garms-Homolová, ASH und IGF e.V, Berlin
  • Medicine Facing End of life, Mayer Brezis, MD MPH, Professor of Medicine & Adir Shaulov, MD Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center
  • Open discussion facilitated by the directors of the Minerva Center of End of Life, Prof. Jiska Cohen-Mansfield, Prof. Haim Hazan, Prof. Shai Lavi, Dr. Shai Brill

Attendance 

The conference was attended by 130 participants, including physicians, nurses, lawyers, Social workers, and other care givers. The lectures were followed by a heated discussion.

 

 

Defining stages of end of life

December, 10 2012

Program:

Part 1: Delineating end of life as a life stage

  • Defining trajectories at the end of life based on different population healthcare needs, Sydney M. Dy, PhD, Departments of Health Policy and Management, Oncology, and Medicine, Johns Hopkins University
  • Cognitive and motor terminal decline, Aron S. Buchman, MD, Department of     Neurological Sciences at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago
  • When we Die:  History’s many verdicts, Thomas R. Cole, Ph.D., founding Director of the McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics at The University of Texas Medical  School at Houston

Part 2:  Topics in end of life care

  • End-of-Life communication for patients with life- limiting illnesses, Lynn F.  Reinke,  PhD, ARNP, School of Nursing, Medicine and Public health, University of Washington
  • Processes of self-regulation in dying human - potentials and limits from the personal and the professional point of view, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Andreas Kruse, Institut für Gerontologie, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Germany
  •  From fate to control? The ethical and social implications of long-term planing of one's end of life, Prof. Dr. Silke Schicktanz, Sociology/Bioethics, the Department  of Medical Ethics and History of Medicine at the University Medical Center GÖttingen, Germany

 

 

Ein Gedi Workshop

11.12.12 -12.12.12

Program:

  • How do we determine the beginning of end of life stage?
     
  • What are the implications of determining end of life as a discernible life stage? 
     
  • How do the trajectories matter ?
     
  • Trajectories – the certainties vs. the uncertainties
     
  • Dementia vs. non-dementia end of life
     
  • Cultural issues
     
  • Quality of end of life
    • Is it a contradiction in terms?
    • What is under control?  Whose control?
    • To whom does it matter?  To whom should it matter

 

 

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