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Neonatology Ethics Online Course(s) & Continuing Education

Access the latest clinical skills and research for Neonatology Ethics for NEONATOLOGY professional training. These Neonatology Ethics online courses provide practice-changing skills and valuable perspectives from leading global experts. This Neonatology Ethics education has been accredited for a variety of CEUs / CERPs and can be accessed on-demand, at your own pace.

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United Kingdom Dominic Wilkinson, Professor, MBBS, DPhil, FRCPCH

Dominic Wilkinson is Director of Medical Ethics and Professor of Medical Ethics at the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, University of Oxford. He is a consultant in newborn intensive care at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. He also holds a health practitioner research fellowship with the Wellcome Trust and is a senior research fellow at Jesus College Oxford.

Dominic has published more than 130 academic articles relating to ethical issues in intensive care for adults, children and newborn infants. He is co-author (with Julian Savulescu) of ‘Ethics, Conflict and Medical treatment for children, from disagreement to dissensus’ (Elsevier, 2018). He is also the author of 'Death or Disability? The 'Carmentis Machine' and decision-making for critically ill children' (Oxford University Press 2013) ("the best book of the decade in bioethics... this is a book that must be read by everybody who is seriously interested in the bioethical issues that arise in neonatal intensive care or, more generally, in decision making for children with chronic, debilitating or life-threatening conditions." (John Lantos, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews). He was Editor and Associate Editor of the Journal of Medical Ethics from 2011-2018.

United Kingdom Dominic Wilkinson, Professor, MBBS, DPhil, FRCPCH

Neonatal intensive care frequently gives rise to challenging ethical questions, particularly when there are decisions to be made about starting or stopping potentially life-sustaining medical treatment. In this talk, I will cover three common and important questions relating to neonatal end of life care. When is it ethical to allow a newborn infant to die? How should decisions be reached about providing or discontinuing life-sustaining treatment? What decisions or actions are ethical (and unethical) as part of the end of life care of a newborn infant?

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Presentations: 10  |  Hours / CE Credits: 10.5  |  Viewing Time: 8 Weeks
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