Masterclass: Ethics at End of Life

From: $0.00 (GST incl.)

The course is targeted at health professionals and/or community and social care workers.

Cost: $190 (gst incl.) 

Masterclass: Ethics at end of life Thursday 19 September 0830-1630, Malvina Major Retirement Village, 134 Burma Rd, Khandallah



Enhanced the understanding of definition of end of life and ethics in palliative care. Comprehensive and thought provoking.

This Masterclass is led by one of the Mary Potter Hospice Consultants and includes viewpoints from the New Zealand Nurses Organisation and Maori Health.

They will explore the ethical issues around death and dying; exploring professional boundaries and personal challenges for the health professional.  It will cover end-of-life issues such as options of care, withdrawal of treatment, palliative sedation and facing difficult conversations with patients around suicidal ideation and euthanasia including spiritual care.

The workshop has been designed for clinical health professionals, community and social care workers with palliative patients and family/whānau/aiga.

Learning Outcomes:

  • To overview contemporary ethical ideas, issues and perspectives in end of life care
  • To examine specific ethical concerns in a selection of difficult end of life care situations
  • To discuss moral issues and appropriate ethical responses for Māori at end of life

To review possible ethical responses from physicians, nurses, and others to distinctive moral quandaries relating to end of life care