Islamic Bioethics and End-of-Life CareA Practical Workshop
February 14, 2015
Islamic Center of San Gabriel Valley
North Rowland Heights,California
Hosted by the Islamic Center of Gabriel Valley in concert with The Initiative on Islam and Medicine and the MacLean Center for Medical Ethics at the University of Chicago present Islamic Bioethics and End-of-Life Care: A Practical Workshop, a one day 5 hour intensive workshop.
Upon completion of this workshop, the attendee will be able to:
Identify the major sources of Islamic morality and how they relate to an “Islamic” bioethics.
Differentiate between Islamic bioethics, Muslim bioethics, and applied Islamic bioethics research.
Identify the major components of an Islamic theory of non-maleficence.
Summarize major features of Islamic Verdicts on seeking medical treatment, brain death, and maintenance of life support
Employ concepts from Islamic theology and law to effect bioethical decision-making near the end-of-life.
Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit provided by the Association of Physicians of Pakistani Descent of North America (APPNA).For more information please visit the APPNA CME event page.
Dr. Aasim I. Padela
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Faculty, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, University of Chicago