Help for Professionals

Delaware-Specific Information

Legal Points: Advanced Directives and Do Not Resuscitate

Brenda Pierce, J.D., R.N. (corporate counsel for Christiana Health)
This is a 60-minute video lecture with downloadable slides.
http://www.udel.edu/UMS/itv/nurs/endoflife/

 

Ethics Network of the Delaware Valley Region (ENDeVaR)

ENDeVaR, with representatives from over 50 area health care aims to: foster collaboration among Delaware Valley healthcare facilities, promote discussions that relate to biomedical ethics, and provide educational forums addressing clinically based ethical issues.

http://www.bioethics.upenn.edu/prog/endevar/

 

Delaware End-of-Life Coalition

The DEOLC aims to serve as an "umbrella organization" to "stimulate public and professional awareness, share knowledge, and create change so that every Delawarean is aware of issues and choices related to the end of life."
http://www.udel.edu/DSP/deolc/index.html

 

 


 

 

General Information

Center to Advance Palliative Care

CAPC has videos and criteria to help clinicians assess whether a palliative care consultation would be beneficial to their patients.
http://www.getpalliativecare.org/clinicians

 

The EPEC Project

This project on Education in Palliative and End-of-Life Care offers conferences, materials, and online learning.
http://www.epec.net

 

American Association of Colleges of Nursing

AACN administers the End-of Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) project, a national education initiative to improve end-of-life care in the United States.
http://www.aacn.nche.edu/elnec/

 

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