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Upcoming Webinars


Wednesday Oct 20th, 2021—4:00pm
Providing Gender-Affirming Healthcare
Leonardo Candelario Pérez, PhD
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Leonardo Candelario Pérez, PhD is a sexual health psychologist and co-chair of Adolescent Gender Services at Health Partners, a consultant for the National Center for Gender Spectrum Health, and the LGBTQI+ consultant for Centro Tyrone Guzman. Dr. Leo will be sharing with us the importance and methods of providing gender-affirming healthcare.

This webinar was rescheduled from July. Please register again to participate.

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Wednesday Nov 17th, 2021—4:00pm
Documenting a Bioethics Consultation in the Medical Record
Patricia Mayer, MD, MS, HEC-C
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You've held a bioethics consult, now what? A previous webinar by Kathleen O'Connor  DPS, MBA, LMSW discussed how to prepare a patient case for an ethics committee consultation. In this webinar, Patricia Mayer, MD, MS, HEC-C will lead us through a best practice manner of entering the documentation following the consultation into the medical record. Ensuring all the required information is entered helps the team deliver the appropriate patient-centered care and Dr. Mayer elaborates on those details and the procedure. 

Dr. Mayer is Director of Clinical Ethics at Banner Gateway/MD Anderson, has been a member of the COVID-19 Pandemic Committees since March 2020, and teaches clinical ethics and medical humanities in her positions at Cleveland Clinic, the UA College of Medicine-Phoenix, Case Western University, and Mayo Clinic School of Medicine.

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Wednesday Jan 19th, 2022—4:00pm
Aducanumab: Ethical Challenges
Lauren Sankary, JD
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On June 7, 2021, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved aducanumab (Aduhelm; Biogen Inc), the first new drug for the treatment of Alzheimer disease in 2 decades. The approval of the drug, however, by FDA has not been without controversy and therefore, ethical challenges, as there are questions about its value. Lauren Sankary, JD, shares with us some of the ethical challenges that arise with this drug, and the state of FDA approvals.

 

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Wednesday Mar 16th, 2022—4:00pm
Ethical Issues in Caring for Mentally Ill Incarcerated Youth
Teresa Mayer, MD
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Dr. Mayer is the Psychiatric Medical Director, Division of Youth Services, Colorado. She is Board Certified in Adult, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and is a Forensic Psychiatry Fellow at University of Colorado. In this webinar she discusses some of the ethical challenges in providing mental health services to incarcerated youth. 

 

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Covid-19 Webinars for Healthcare Professionals and Facilities

Friday Mar 6th, 2020
12:00pm to 3:00pm

The Arizona Health Department will host a series of COVID-19 webinars. The purpose is to cover the disease background, Arizona's response activities, and what the Health Department wants you to know, and what you should do regarding COVID-19.COVID-19 Update for Healthcare Providers - Friday, March 6th, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Join by computer: https://azgov.webex.comMeeting number: 804 063 793 Password: HCP2020 Join by phone: Call: 415-655-0003 Access code: 804 063 793 ] COVID-19 Update for Healthcare Facilities - Friday, March 6th, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Join by computer: https://azgov.webex.com Meeting number: 806 780 207 Password: HCP2020 Join by phone: Call: 415-655-0003 Access code: 806 780 207

2020 Carol Carfang Nursing and Healthcare Ethics Conference

Wednesday Feb 26th, 2020 to Friday Feb 28th, 2020
8:00am to 4:00pm

CEs and discounts for ASBH members

ASBH 21st Annual Conference

Thursday Oct 24th, 2019 to Sunday Oct 27th, 2019
8:00am to 5:00pm

ASBH has decided that its 21st Annual Conference will be a virtual conference this year. This year the theme is: Remembrance and Resilience: How Bioethics and Humanities Can Move Us Forward. The Program committee is releasing the information regarding speakers soon. More information is available on the ASBH website.

2019 Health Equity Conference

Thursday Oct 10th, 2019
8:00am

This year’s theme at the 6th Annual Arizona Health Equity Conference is Moving Beyond Health Disparities. Dr. Flavio Marsiglia, Ph.D, will be giving the keynote address. Dr. Marsiglia is Regents' Professor and Foundation Professor of Cultural Diversity and Health at Arizona State University - School of Social Work. Dr. Marsiglia is also the founder of the Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center (SIRC). 

ABN 8th Annual Conference

Friday Sep 13th, 2019
9:00am to 4:00pm

Join us at Banner Baywood Hospital as we learn about the ethical issues and current controversies in bioethics. We'll spend the day exploring the bioethical controversies in the news. What or who determines if "Do Not Resuscitate" orders should be honored for a patient with dementia? What are the ethical stances to medical assistance in dying? What can we foresee as issues when artificial intelligence takes a prominent place in medicine? Should your genomic data be collected and used in a public space? We hope you'll join us to hear from experts in their fields and share with them.

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