Healthcare Ethics Committees and Clinical Ethics Consultation

University of Padova / Department of Molecular Medicines
14.04.2014 - 16.04.2014  Padova, Italy
Application Deadline:April 7th 2014
Course Content
Contents of the course include: a historical and theoretical framework of the process of institutionalization of HECs; an introduction into the typical functions of HECs, providing for each of them a conceptual frame, a concrete experience and useful practical tools; a focus on clinical ethics consultation.
As to the methods, the course will combine lectures, group discussions and workshops. All course activities and materials will be in English.
Target Audience
- healthcare professionals and other professionals who wish to adequately participate in the activities of a HEC; - professionals in charge of setting up and managing a new HEC; - members of already existing HECs who wish to rejuvenate their commit
Local Organizer
University of Padova

Enquiries and Registration:

Detailed information on registration and payment is available at
Ms. Silvia Tusino
Type of degree
Certificate of attendance
3 Days
The course fee is: - € 600 for early registration (until February 28, 2014); - € 700 for registration after February 28, 2014 (from March 1 to April 7, 2014); - € 350 for university students and PhD candidates.
Organizer contact info
Via Gabelli 63
35121 Padova
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