Converging Roads – Dignity and Disability in Medicine
March 30 @ 8:45 am - 6:30 pm
The St. John Paul II Foundation is excited to announce the fourth annual Converging Roads health care ethics conference in Houston, TX on Saturday, March 30, 2019. The conference, on the topic of Dignity and Disability in Medicine, will be held at the offices of the St. John Paul II Foundation and is presented collaboratively by the Foundation, the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston and Catholic Healthcare Professionals of Houston.
Converging Roads is a regional conference series offering continuing education for health care professionals that equips them to practice the highest ethical and medical standards of their profession. Through collaboration with dioceses, hospitals, and universities, Converging Roads provides health care professionals, chaplains, students, and administrators with the most up-to-date training in health care ethics enabling them to more effectively care for their patients. Open to all, regardless of faith tradition, Converging Roads is rooted in the Hippocratic and Catholic ethical tradition and is presented in multiple locations across the country each year.
7 hours of continuing education credits for healthcare professionals will be offered.
A Life Worth Living: Dignity, Hope, and Compassion in the Face of Disability
Accompanying the Disabled in Utero and in the 1st Year of Life: Medical and Pastoral Interventions
Preventing Disability through Genetic Testing, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Engineering
Medical and Pastoral Care of Adults with Diminished Capacity
and Their Families
The Impact of Disabilities on Determining Whether Care is Morally Obligatory or Optional
Medical (Clinical) Care for Adults with Mental Health Diagnosis and Disabilities
The Present and Future Prospect of Treating Disabilities with Stem Cells
Please see the website for a full schedule, speaker bios, and registration: https://forlifeandfamily.org/events/cr19-htx/