So you want to be a good Catholic doctor?

Saturday 12 October 2013, 10.00-17.00
At the Wellington Park Hotel, 21 Malone Road, Belfast organised by the Lismullin Institute

An intensive one-day workshop in medical ethics for doctors and medical students

Fee: Qualified doctors: £30 Medical students: £10

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Topics include:

Principles

  • The rational basis of the Catholic faith
  • Original sin
  • Natural law
  • The human person
  • The sanctity of human life
  • Ethics of human sexuality
  • Principle of double effect

Practice

  • Observing Catholic principles within GMC guidelines
  • Guidance on conscientious objection
  • Working in obstetrics and gynaecology
  • Ethical problems in general practice
  • End of life decision-making
  • Clinical decision-making

Speakers
Dr Charlie O’Donnell is a consultant in emergency medicine and intensive care medicine at Barts Healthcare Trust, which operates 6 London hospitals, including St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of England, a Fellow of the College of Emergency Medicine (UK ), and a Fellow of the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine (UK ).

Mr Brendan Sinnott is a consultant in emergency medicine at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, which is the regional trauma centre. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, a Fellow of the College of Emergency Medicine (UK ), and holds a Fellowship in Sports and Exercise Medicine. He has an MBA from Queen’s University Belfast.

Dr Mike Delany is a senior GP in a busy group practice in Stevenage on the outskirts of London. After completing a diploma in medical ethics at Surrey University, he was later granted a master’s degree in medical ethics there.

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