La Bioética es el estudio sistemático e interdisciplinar de las acciones del hombre sobre la vida y el ambiente, considerando sus implicaciones antropológicas y éticas, con la finalidad de ver racionalmente aquello que es bueno para el hombre y las futuras generaciones, y encontrar una normativa jurídica adecuada. Postigo, E.
Religions and Medical Ethics: Palliative Care and Elderly Mental Health.
11-12 December, 2019. To be held at the Augustinianum Congress Centre, Via Paolo VI, Rome (adjacent to St. Peterâ€™s Square, Vatican City)
Religions and Medical Ethics: Palliative Care and Elderly Mental Health
A two-day symposium jointly organized by the World Innovation Summit for Health (Qatar) and the Pontifical Academy for Life (Vatican City)
To be held at the Augustinianum Congress Centre, Via Paolo VI, Rome (adjacent to St. Peterâ€™s Square, Vatican City), 11-12 December, 2019
This special symposium examines the role that religion plays in providing holistic care in the context of medical ethics. By focusing on the intersection of belief-based and evidence-based approaches to care, speakers and participants will have the opportunity to highlight and explore the benefits of interdisciplinary and interfaith approaches to treating the body, mind and soul.
The symposium will focus on to two areas of healthcare:
â€¢ Palliative Care
â€¢ The Mental Health of the Elderly
Sessions include a focus on (tbc):
â€¢ Christian, Islamic and medical perspectives on ethics and palliative care
â€¢ Safeguarding the mental health of elderly patients receiving palliative care
â€¢ Interfaith approaches to promoting the role of spirituality in palliative care
â€¢ Perspectives on pediatric palliative care
â€¢ The mental health and wellbeing of older people: spiritual opportunities and challenges
â€¢ Maintaining the bridge of love between people with dementia and their carers
â€¢ Mental health and the elderly: the intersection of spirituality, caregiving and medicine
â€¢ Suicide and life-threatening behavior among the elderly
Save the date: 11-12 December, 2019
To register interest, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
(Simultaneous translation between English, Italian and Arabic will be available throughout the summit)