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Advance Medical Directives - a Catholic Perspective

As faithful Catholics, it is our desire to approach death in a state of grace. But in our complex world of advanced medical technology and life-prolonging treatments, we can easily become distracted and confused by the many choices presented to us. At this session we will explore some of these choices.
  • Advance Medical Directives - a Catholic Perspective
  • 2016-11-09T09:45:00-05:00
  • 2016-11-09T10:45:00-05:00
  • As faithful Catholics, it is our desire to approach death in a state of grace. But in our complex world of advanced medical technology and life-prolonging treatments, we can easily become distracted and confused by the many choices presented to us. At this session we will explore some of these choices.
What
Pastoral Care
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When
2016-11-09 from 09:45 AM to 10:45 AM (America/New_York / UTC-500)
Where
Hospitality Room
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9199730018
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What are the fundamental principles that should guide a Catholic who is thinking about health care decisions?

What is meant by proportionate (ordinary) or disproportionate (extraordinary) means for preserving one’s life?

What is the Church’s position on “nutrition and hydration” for patients in a “vegetative state”?

Can we make use of palliative care at times of serious illness and injury?

What is an advance care directive?

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