Executive Leadership Education Program
Ethical Dilemmas in Aging Services
for Executive Management and Leadership Academy alumni
Michael A. Gillette, Ph.D., Bioethical Services of
This full day educational program is
designed for Executive Management and national and local Leadership Academy alumni.
Ethics of Dementia
Dr. Gillette will examine the ethical balance between respecting individual choice and protecting individuals from harm. The appropriate limits on autonomy and the rights of individuals to make dangerous or unwise decisions. This is a critical ethical issue that has emerged in the transition of our aging services field.
Respecting Resident Choice
In this portion of the program, Dr. Gillette will provide an introduction to the process of practical ethical decision making, especially as it applies to situations involving individuals with memory impairment. A careful analysis of a pragmatic approach to identifying, analyzing and resolving clinical ethics issues. Through case analysis, attendees will study issues of autonomy, paternalism and the management of conflicts among providers, recipients of care and family members
Dr. Michael Gillette is a bioethicist who has conducted numerous programs for healthcare organizations nationally and internationally. His interactive style engages his audiences and helps them think critically about ethical decisions in their work and beyond.