Saturday, October 11, 2008

Burbank Bulletin Board

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center is hosting a free community forum about biomedical ethics, entitled "Caring Conversations: Overcoming Barriers to Compassionate Care". It will be held on Saturday, October 25 from 10 AM - 2 PM, though registration begins at 9 AM. The following topics will be discussed:
  • Catholic? Non-Catholic? What to expect at Providence
  • Goals of Care: Caring Conversations Before You Need Them
  • Plain Speak: Health Literacy, Informed Consent, and Shared Decision-Making
  • Magic, Miracles, and Modern Medicine: If All the Hands That Reach Could Touch

Space is limited so reservations are recommended. Please RSVP by Wednesday, October 22. The phone number is 818-847-4335.

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center
Hope Conference Center
501 S. Buena Vista Street, Burbank

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