Oregon DHCC Meeting

  • Event
  • Friday, June 06, 2014
8:30 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Food Services of America (Woodburn)

Medical Ethics and Nutrition Decisions at the End of Life:
Maureen McCarthy, MPH, RD, CSR, LD; Transplant Dietitian, Assistant Professor– OHSU:
Participants will be able to: Examine landmark cases related to end-of-life decisions which included nutrition issues .(Quinlan, Cruzan, Schaivo). Describe and apply the Jonsen model ("four box model"), which organizes case details to assist in end-of-life decision-making identify potential benefits and hazards of artificial nutrition and hydration (ANH) at the end-of-life.

Food addiction, is it the root of our obesity crisis? ; Bev White, PhD, RD, LD; The concept of food addiction is very controversial. One of the problems of course, is that everyone eats. So how can a label of “addictive” be applied to that which supports life itself. This topic will delve into the many facets of food addiction and how it can be prevented and treated.

Registrations due 5/26/2014

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