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Bioethics Events

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019 - Friday, March 22nd
Event Tile: Suffering, Death and Palliative Care
LOCATION: Nijmegen, Netherlands
CONTACT: Valesca Hulsman

Aim of the course is to educate participants on a range of ethical issues related to suffering and dying, palliative care and medically assisted death. Attitudes towards death and dying, and the ethical aspects of continuing or foregoing medical treatment, and of medically assisted death receive considerable attention in this course. In addition, the dimensions of spirituality, rituals and intercultural diversity are covered.The key-note lecture will be held by prof. Luc Deliens, Director of the End-of-Life Care Research Group, professor of Palliative Care Research, Vrije Universiteit Brussels and Ghent University.