Bioethics event to discuss out-of-hospital DNR, 10/31

Open forum at 7:30 p.m., on Monday, October 31, 2011 in the University Center on the DeSales Campus in Center Valley. This lecture is free and open to the public. ALL first year students receive a Character U point for this event!

The Baranzano Society on Bioethics will host an open forum discussing the issues involved with out-of-hospital DNR’s (do not resuscitate) and physician order or medical orders for life sustaining treatments (P.O.L.S.T. / M.O.L.S.T.) with guest speakers, Everitt Binns, Ph.D., executive director and CEO of the Eastern PA EMS Council; Cindy Umbrell, RN, MSN, CNS, CCRN, director of TNICU & CCCFP at Lehigh Valley Health Network ; and Robert Barraco, MD, MPH, FACS, FCCP,  chief of geriatric trauma and trauma outreach also at Lehigh Valley Health Network.

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