19 W 34th St
Penthouse Suite, New York, NY 10001
Prelude to Advance Care Planning and Bioethics
About This NYSED Social Work Board Approved In-Person Workshop (2-CEUs)
Prelude to Advance Care Planning and Bioethics explores advance directives and ways to support patient self-determination through the application of medical ethics. As Social Workers, we often play an integral role on multi-disciplinary teams. As a profession, we are well suited to be mediators when there is a difference of opinion between doctor and patient.
- Review the origins of Bioethics
- Consider the ethical challenges
- Identify and define four (4) key principles of medical ethics (patient autonomy, beneficence, non-maleficence, and distributive justice)
- Review implementation of Medical/Physician Orders For Life-Sustaining Treatment (MOLST/POLST)
- Identify Stages of Bioethics Mediation
- Consider the role of social workers as mediators in the healthcare setting
About The Instructor
Trélan N. Holder, MS, LCSW, is a skilled psychotherapist with extensive years of counseling experience in mental health and human services. She attained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from Clark University, her Master of Science Degree in Social Work from Columbia University, and a Certificate in Bioethics and Medical Humanities from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Cardozo Law School. Additionally, her clinical pursuits include: postgraduate psychodynamic psychotherapy training at the NYU Institute for Psycho-analytic Education.
Trélan is on faculty at Columbia University School of Social Work and the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College. Courses taught: Early Development, Human Behavior and the Social Environment, Health Care Systems—Mental Health, and Disability Policy, Practice, and Programs.
This course is open to Licensed Professionals
Continuing Education Units (CEU) Information
2 contact hours are available