Moral Dilemmas and Problematic Decision Making in Geriatric Medicine

Speaker:     Michael Grodin, MD
Professor of Health Law, Bioethics and Human Rights
Boston University School of Public Health

By the end of this podcast, listeners should be able to:

  1. List five reasons why there is so much interest and concern about medical ethics in geriatric medicine today.
  2. Define and distinguish normative ethics, descriptive ethics, law, religion, and human rights as methodologies to address problematic decision making in geriatric medicine.
  3. Identify three principles of biomedical ethics.
  4. Identify and describe substantive and procedural approaches to moral dilemmas.

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