Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Ethics Institute Sponsoring 'Ethical Perspectives on Elder Care' Program

Dr. Charles Zola
The Ethics Institute of Northeastern Pennsylvania at College Misericordia is sponsoring the program, “Ethical Perspectives on Elder Care,’’ at Luzerne County Community College’s Educational Conference Center on Thursday, April 26 from 1 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.

Twelve informative lectures on a wide spectrum of topics will be presented by experts in geriatric care, including keynote speaker Mario Cornacchione, DO, CMD, president, Geriatric Research and Consulting Group, and clinical assistant professor of the Institute for Successful Aging at the University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine.

The lecturers will address, for example, dementia, elder abuse, cultural diversity, technology, spiritual care, moral dilemmas and legal issues that arise in the care of the elderly. People interested in the conference can choose which sessions to attend.

The conference is intended for physicians, psychologists, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, social workers, nursing home administrators, personal care administrators, allied health care professions and family members who are actively engaged or interested in elder care. The conference is eligible for continuing education credits.

For more information or to register for the conference, please call 570-674-6201 or register on-line at www.misericordia.edu/ethics. Registration deadline is Friday, April 20. or for more information about the Ethics Institute of Northeastern Pennsylvania at College Misericordia, please contact Dr. Zola at 570-674-6201 or czola@misericordia.edu.

1 comment:

Dr. Zola said...


Thanks for helping us get the word out there!