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Christine E. Bishop, MD, MA

  • Speaker Type: GOLD Neonatal 2018
  • Country: USA

Christine Bishop is a neonatologist, bioethicist, medical educator, and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and Brenner Children’s Hospital in Winston-Salem, NC. She founded and directs the Brenner Children’s Hospital Care Always ™ Neonatal/Perinatal Palliative Care Program that provides holistic care for infants with life-limiting and complex medical conditions. Dr. Bishop received her MD from The Ohio State University School of Medicine and Public Health and completed her pediatric residency and neonatology fellowship at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center San Antonio. She completed a Master of Arts in bioethics at the Wake Forest University Center for Bioethics, served as the lead clinical ethics consultant for Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, chairs the Clinical Ethics Consultation Committee, and co-directs the undergraduate medical humanities course at Wake Forest University School of Medicine.

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Doing “Nothing” is Not an Option
Palliative care is a dynamic, multidisciplinary field of medicine that focuses on holistic care for patients with complex, serious, and life-limiting conditions. Neonatal/perinatal palliative care involves care for women pregnant with fetuses who have potentially life-limiting conditions, a holistic approach to family care and decision making, and care for infants with life-limiting or complex medical conditions. This session will discuss key aspects of neonatal/perinatal palliative care. We learn so much from our patients and families, and their stories will provide the framework as we work through important concepts in neonatal/ perinatal palliative care. Topics to be discussed include communication, shared decision making, managing uncertainty, pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic approaches to care, the role of hospice, and ethical issues involved in care of neonates at the end of life.
Accreditation, Main Category
Presentations: 1  |  Hours / CE Credits: 1  |  Viewing Time: 2 Weeks
Presentations: 11  |  Hours / CE Credits: 11.5  |  Viewing Time: 8 Weeks
Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |  Categories: Hospice & Palliative Care