Hear subject matter experts discuss end of life treatment and care: Dr. Sanjay Muttreja, hospice & palliative medicine; Dr. Norma Conner, assistant professor, College of Nursing at the University of Central Florida; and Jorge Aguero, palliative care chaplain. Moderated by Ben Wilcox, Hemlock Society of Florida. Length- 01:26:11
The panel speaks for about 1 hour and 20 minutes in response to end of life scenarios presented by the forum moderator who asks followup questions and facilitates questions asked of the panel by members of the forum audience.
End of life issues discussed include choosing the time and place for a dignified death… treatment and care options… legal issues surrounding advanced directives…involving family members…and how and when hospice care can be of help.
Still pictures of the forum as well as links to content-related documents and web pages are provided below. The forum was recorded in Orlando, Florida on October 16th, 2011 at the church of the University Unitarian Universalist Society before an audience of 25 people.
Dr. Sanjay Muttreja
Medical director for the hospitalist program, Physician Associates; and assistant medical director, VITAS Innovative Hospice Care
Dr. Norma Conner
Assistant professor, College of Nursing, University of Central Florida
Palliative care chaplain, Florida Hospital East in Orlando
Hemlock Society of Florida host and moderator
Executive director, Hemlock Society of Florida
Links to content related information:
- End of life scenario and questions discussed by panel
- Hemlock Society of Florida, Inc.
- Hemlock Society of Florida on Facebook
- Hemlock Foundation of Florida – Book List Suggestions
- Advance Directive (Hemlock Society of Florida)
- POLST – Physicians Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment