McMaster University

Demystifying Medicine
Seminar Series

Determination of death by neurological criteria: A modern critical care and social complexity

Seminar Information

Date:

Monday, February 25, 2019

Time:

4:15 pm to 5:15 pm

Location:

HSC 1A6

Speakers:

Dr. Andrew Healey, associate clinical professor, Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine; Chief Medical Officer - Donation, Trillium Gift of Life Network; medical director, critical care, William Osler Health Services

Dr. Paula Chidwick, director, research and corporate ethics, William Osler Health System; founding director, Osler’s Ethics Quality Improvement Lab

Learning Objectives:

  • Determination of death by neurological criteria
  • Defining death in the modern critical care unit
  • Experience of the family and the team
  • Approaches to challenges to the determination of death by neurological criteria

Contact Information:

Dr. Kjetil Ask
Email: demystifyingmedicine@gmail.com

Cathy Stampfli
Phone: 905-521-2100 Ext. 73115