International events

In this section you will find details of upcoming international conferences, seminars and lectures relating to medical ethics and law.

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15th International Conference on Clinical Ethics Consultation (ICCEC)

 

It’s the Organization!
Clinical Ethics and Consultation at the Intersection of Institutional Practice

Wien, 23-25 May 2019 (pre-conference 22 May 2019)

 

Hosted by the Hospitaller Order of St. John of God, Austrian Province (Barmherzige Brüder Österreich)

 

The Organizing Committee of the 15th International Conference on Clinical Ethics Consultation, the leading international clinical ethics conference founded in 2003 by Professors Stella Reiter-Theil and George J. Agich, invites you to attend this year’s event in Vienna, Austria. ICCEC 2019’s program offers insights, exchange, and learning opportunities from psychology, healthcare management, organizational development, and jurisprudence that can enrich the practice of clinical ethics. The conference will cultivate this discourse through keynote lectures in general sessions, individual paper debates, poster presentations, panel discussions, and case studies. Keynote lectures will feature organizational experts and innovative thinkers stimulating clinical ethics. ICCEC 2019’s mission is to provide attendees with the opportunity for exchange of expertise and collaboration in an institutional stetting in order to improve the practice of clinical ethics for the good of the patient.

 

 

 

Call for Abstracts: http://iccec2019.org/abstract/ (deadline 31 October 2018)

Preliminary Program: http://iccec2019.org/program/

Registration: http://iccec2019.org/registration/

Follow ICCEC 2019 on Twitter: https://twitter.com/iccec2019

 

 

 

 

 



Intensive Course on Nursing Ethics

7th Edition of the Intensive Course on Foundational Approaches, Contemporary and Educational Issues in Nursing Ethics

Leuven, Belgium, 4-7 December 2018

 

The Centre for Biomedical Ethics and Law of the KU Leuven is organizing the 7th edition of the Intensive Course on Nursing Ethics. The objective of the course is to foster exchanges on foundational and methodological approaches as well as on contemporary and educational issues in nursing ethics. This course works from an interdisciplinary – philosophical, nursing, clinical-ethical – perspective.

 

 

During the course, national and international experts will give presentations on various topics in the domain of nursing ethics. There will be time for intensive discussions. The language of instruction will be English.

 

The course is of interest to participants from diverse professional backgrounds, such as nursing, medicine, philosophy and theology, health care administration, and is open to health care workers, people from universities and university colleges, members of ethics committees or ethics consultation services, and PhD students undertaking courses of study in these areas.

 

Detailed information on program, funding opportunities, registration and payment can be found at our website www.cbmer.be under Intensive Course.

 

 

 



14th World Congress of Bioethics

December 2018

New Delhi, India

Congress Theme: Health for all in an unequal world: Obligations of global bioethics

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Advanced European Bioethics Course: Suffering, Death and Palliative Care

 

The section of Healthcare Ethics, department IQ healthcare, (Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre) organizes the 21st edition of the advanced European bioethics Course ‘Suffering, Death and Palliative Care’ from 19-22 March, 2019. Website: https://bit.ly/2eqVZ4A

 

Objective of this course is to educate the participants on two main aspects: ethical questions of palliative care and medically assisted death, and philosophical, theological and medical reflections on the concepts of death and suffering. Attitudes towards death and dying, and the ethical aspects of continuing or foregoing medical treatment, and of medically assisted death receive considerable attention in this course. In addition, the dimensions of spirituality, rituals and intercultural diversity are covered.

 

The key-note lecture will be held by prof. Luc Deliens, Director of the End-of-Life Care Research Group, professor of Palliative Care Research, Vrije Universiteit Brussels and Ghent University.

 

 

This course is of interest to participants from diverse professional backgrounds, such as nursing, medicine, health care administration, ethics, philosophy, theology and pastoral care, and PhD students undertaking courses of study in these areas. Course language is English. Costs: € 690,- for early bird registration (before February 1st 2018), € 790,- from this date onwards.

 

For more information or registration, please follow the links or contact: : Valesca Hulsman: Valesca.Hulsman@radboudumc.nl

 

 



Master of Bioethics in Leuven

Since 2000, the Centre for Biomedical Ethics and Law of the University of Leuven (Belgium) has offered a Master of Bioethics programme in collaboration with the University of Padova (Italy) and the Radboud University Nijmegen (the Netherlands). More than 270 students from 70 different countries have since then followed the programme.

From the academic year 2016-2017 the University of Leuven is coordinating a newly designed curriculum hosting students during a whole academic year in Leuven.

For the academic year 2016-2017, various fellowships will be granted to students who want to participate in their Master of Bioethics programme.

More information on the program is available from www.masterbioethics.org

Please see their Facebook page for notifications about training, study, and conference opportunities, as well as vacancies in the field of Bioethics https://www.facebook.com/bioethicsstudyandtraining