{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : 'Unpublished' }} An Ethical Discussion on Voluntarily Stopping Eating and Drinking by Proxy Decision-Maker or by Advanced Directive

Purpose of Activity

To present a summary of a case in which a hospice organization engaged in ethical deliberations about an activated proxy decision maker advocating for caregivers to stop hand feeding an incapacitated patient who had end-stage dementia.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Recall the background information and the author's conclusions about voluntarily stopping eating and drinking by proxy decision maker or by advance directives.
  2. Summarize relevant literature about voluntarily stopping eating and drinking by proxy decision maker or by advance directives.
  3. Outline the documents various organizations have provided to offer guidance about this issue.
Price: $17.95

Credits:

  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.







Test Code: JHPN0619A
Published: June 2019
Expires: 6/4/2021
Passing Score: 14/19 (73%)
Authors: Julie Christenson, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, APNP