Join us as Kathleen O'Connor leads us through an ethics bedside consultation. O’Connor starts at the bedside of the patient and prepares the case for presentation to the ethics committee.
Dr. O’Connor has a Masters degree and a Doctorate in bioethics and extensive experience in healthcare and bioethics committees. She developed and managed a stage-wide palliative care program that was the first in the state of AZ. She served as the executive director of a non-profit cancer-support center; managed a pediatric hospice program; and re-structured and enhanced an institutional bioethics committee. She is the owner of a consultancy business that assists clients with healthcare operations, bioethics and policy development. She is also currently employed at Hospice of Payson as a patient and family advocate, social worker and educator.