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PAINS-KC

PAINS-KC

PAINS-KC offers a strong patient voice to help inform research and the development of patient-centered pain policy and educational programming and to help raise awareness of chronic pain in the KC metro area.

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Caring Conversations

Caring Conversations

Our popular Caring Conversations resources and workbook will guide you and your family through the process of Advanced Care Planning.

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Healthcare Resource Assistance

Healthcare Resource Assistance

Our staff is ready to help with resource collection for individuals, educational institutions, healthcare providers or even advocacy groups.

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Workplace Programs

Workplace Programs

Our workplace programs are a benefit to employees who inevitably find themselves caring for both elderly parents at the same time of other generations of family.

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e-Preferences Quick Start

e-Preferences Quick Start

Our Conversation Starter Questions are designed to help you begin thinking of a few of the common topics for your upcoming discussions with loved ones.

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TPOPP Resources

TPOPP Resources

The Transportable Physician Orders for Patient Preferences (TPOPP) initiative is designed to translate patient preferences into medical orders.

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EVENTS

Follow our event calendar for ongoing lectures discussing the latest topics in healthcare from patient-centered medicine to affordable care to end-of-life planning.

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Flanigan Lecture

Dr. Jonathan Moreno will explore the moral choices that accompany medical progress, from aid in dying, organ transplants and vaccinations to doctor-patient relationships, gene editing and healthcare reform.

Berkley Symposium

Panelists, moderated by Dr. Jonathan Moreno, will examine the potential promise and unintended consequences of genetic engineering.  

Live Lectures

Our monthly live lectures on Facebook connect you to healthcare experts and authors discussing healthcare policy and how to support a loved one's end-of-life preferences.

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Be sure to register for the Flanigan Lecture and Berkley Symposium.

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Case Studies

Case studies provide a roadmap for decision-making in future cases, help drive the development of new analysis and thought about complex medical and moral dilemmas.

Aging Resources

These resources will help you plan for an aging population and the aspects of life including healthcare, caregiving, housing, shopping and driving.

Chronic Pain

These resources help us work to change the way chronic pain is perceived, judged and treated.

End of Life Resources

These resources and interviews help you navigate the complex healthcare system for living wills, durable powers of attorney and concerns about care outside of hospital.

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I am heart broken. We have lost Dan Callahan, the cofounder of Hastings, a dear friend, a mentor to thousands, a thought leader for all. My heart is aching. @hastingscenter #bioethics #pioneer https://t.co/rqvXHnvwj0
Case Study - I Paint
https://practicalbioethics.org/case-studies-theresa-i-dont-pray-i-paint.html
A narrative about illness, coping, societal norms, art and death.
#bioethics #medicalethics #casestudy #coping #arttherapy
So grateful to @Hallmark artists Marn Jensen, Andy Newcom and @Cerner @Eva__L_Karp (pictured with superhero cape) for their creativity and dedication to ethics in healthcare! #bioethics https://t.co/8nUcvTipCP
Case Study - The Role of Literacy in Making Wishes Known
A large number of Americans are more oral than literate. This paper details the ingredients of a traditional oral morality capable of engaging biomedical issues and indigenous to people ...
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12TH ANNUAL
JOAN BERKLEY BIOETHICS SYMPOSIUM
AUGUST 14, 2019
Panelists, moderated by Dr. Jonathan Moreno, will examine the potential promise and unintended consequences of genetic engineering.
Learn more about this event at:
https://practicalbioethics.org/events-education/events-calendar.html
Case Study - DNR for an Adult with Down Syndrome
George is a 23-year-old man who has Down's syndrome. He is in an accident in which he sustains a severe brain injury is and shows no signs of consciousness. In ...
25TH ANNUAL ROSEMARY FLANIGAN LECTURE
AUGUST 13, 2019
Dr. Jonathan Moreno will explore the moral choices that accompany medical progress, from aid in dying, organ transplants and vaccinations to doctor-patient relationships, gene editing and healthcare reform.
Learn more about this ...
Excellent @NPR intro to some of the issues panelists will address at "Perspectives on Genetic Engineering" on 8/14 in #KansasCity. Register at https://t.co/A4mJX4FUgH.
https://t.co/owxsIsGszW
800 bioethicists denounce US Govt treatment of migrant children.
https://t.co/POxDeDJoMk
The public sees the issue of health care costs primarily as a price problem, rather than one of overutilization, according to Robert J. Blendon et al in current @NEJM
Thousands of FREE Healthcare Resources If you haven’t visited our website recently, please take time to experience THOUSANDS OF FREE RESOURCES, expert interviews and advance care planning guides.
https://practicalbioethics.org/resources/caring-conversations
#bioethics #advancecareplanning #advancecareirectives #advancecareplanning
Genetic Engineering and the Future of Humanity Please SHARE and tell us your thoughts on Jamie Metzl's fascinating insight on the world of genetic engineering - that not only lies ahead - but has already begun to unfold…
#geneticengineering #genomics #genetic
Dr. Richard Payne / August 24, 1951 - January 3, 2019 Dr. Richard Payne
August 24, 1951 - January 3, 2019
Colleague, friend and mentor Dr. Richard Payne, an internationally recognized expert in neurology, oncology, pain management, palliative care and bioethics, died January 3, 2019 of complications from a cancer diagnosis. ...
Please Support Our Mission Each year, over 181,000 downloads of our FREE healthcare conversation guides and end of life planning educational resources occur online.
And all of these FREE resources are made possible by your individual support year-after-year. Thank you for considering supporting our ...
Film Series: Frankenstein Asks Us to Ponder What Is Monstrous This year marks the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein: or, the Modern Prometheus. The 1931 Universal Studios’ film adaptation of Frankenstein brought Shelly’s story to a mass audience. The mad Dr. Frankenstein, consumed with the desire ...
Film Series: Watching Big Fish Next to My Mother in the Hospital Now, this is an interesting coincidence, as I was watching “Big Fish” on Amazon Video whilst visiting my mother during her last week in this world.  I was summoned to Portland by my physician brother who told me that my ...
Film Series: Big Fish Emphasizes the Importance of Communication Dying is hard work.  Preparing to die is hard work. Watching someone you love die is hard work.  It is the hardest work a family does. Want to know another thing that can be hard work in a family?Communication.Big Fish ...

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