Ethical Landscape and Decision-Making Tool

DEDICATION AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS    MODULE DIRECTORY

Description

This module surfaces the complexity of sharing the moral burden of decision making with patients and parents in the palliative care setting, and offers a tool that can assist in this process. This module typically takes between 45 minutes and an hour to complete.

A more detailed module structure can be found in the SCD Facilitator’s Guide. For a sample module structure, click here.

Learning Objectives

  • Become familiar with the decision-making tool and identify potential areas for application.
  • Learn how to more effectively navigate making decisions involving morally-sensitive issues

The Decision-Making Communication Tool

Debrief Plenary: Ethical Framework for Decision Making

  • What new insights did you gain about ethical decision-making?
  • How might you apply the decision-making tool to your clinical practice?
  • What new insights did you gain regarding responding to ethical conflicts?
  • What lingering questions do you have?

Application to Self and Home Institution

  • Regarding what we have discussed during this group, what change would you like to see/make at your home institution?

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