1855 W Taylor St

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Lunchtime bioethics lecture: Bioethics at the Bedside: A Case-Based Discussion of The Principles of Bioethics and Utility in Health Care Decision Making

The Integritas Institute for Ethics

Oct. 14

Lisa Anderson Shaw, DrPH, MA, MSN

12:35 p.m., 1855 W, Taylor St,, Eye and Ear Infirmary, Room 101

Lunch will be provided to the first 30 attendees.

The talk will be centered on the application of the basic principles of bioethics (respect for autonomy, beneficence, non-maleficence, justice) and utility that are often very useful in real-time health care decision making – for patients, family members and clinical staff.

Lisa Anderson-Shaw, DrPH, MA, MSN, currently serves as director of the Clinical Ethics Consult Service at the University of Illinois Medical Center in Chicago. She helped design and implement the current hospital based consult service, conducts most of the clinical case consultations and helped develop the consult service secured web-board for case consultation review by her peers.

She has been a member of the UIMC Ethics Committee since 1989 and currently serves as the committee co-chair. She is a member of the University of Illinois at Chicago Research Institutional Review Board No.1.  She is a licensed and board certified Advance Practice Nurse in the State of Illinois, with over 30 years of nursing experience, most of which has been in the critical care areas.

Dr. Anderson-Shaw is an assistant clinical professor at UIC School of Nursing and UIC School of Medicine. She is a visiting assistant professor at Loyola University, Chicago, where she teaches graduate and undergraduate clinical ethics and health policy courses. In addition, she is a member of the Ethics Committee and provides clinical ethics consultation service to MacNeal Health Systems in Berwyn and to RML Specialty Hospital in Hinsdale and Chicago.

She is currently on the Executive Leadership Task Force for POLST-Illinois, (Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment) working with stake holders all over Illinois to establish the POLST program for the Illinois Department of Public Health. She is a member of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities Clinical Ethics Consultation Affairs.

Dr. Anderson-Shaw has been published extensively, including the Journal of Medical Ethics, the Journal of Clinical Ethics, Chest, The American Journal of Bioethics, Journal of Nursing Administration’s Healthcare Law, Ethics & Regulation, and Bone Marrow Transplantation and the Journal of NeuroOncology. She is on the editorial board for CHART – Journal of Nursing in Illinois and reviews for Critical Care Medicine, Transplant, American Journal of Bioethics, The American Journal of Transplantation, Journal of the Rural Healthcare Association, and the Journal of Pediatrics.  She is a frequent speaker at national and international bioethics meetings.




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