How can we come to true, shared decision making with pregnant women who might deliver an extremely premature infant? Is NICU care or palliative comfort care the preferred course to choose? How can we understand and apply Value Pluralism as the template to address cultural, social, and religious ethical characteristics that vary among families, healthcare providers, and society-at-large? Join us for this important discussion.
Describe the tenets of "value pluralism."
Discuss the complexity of shared decision making in regards to the birth of the ELBW infant.
Medical Director CQI and Clinical Research,
Providence St. Vincent Medical Center