Providence Place Senior Living

Dilemmas of Leaving Against Medical Advice: The Ethical Considerations

Presented by:
Melanie Mayor,RN,BSN, Celtic Hospice & Home Health

Tuesday, September 8th
11:00 A.M.
Providence Place of Pine Grove
24 Hikes Hollow Road, Pine Grove, PA
Lunch will be provided.

Discussion will include:
• What a Discharge Against Medical Advice (AMA) is and the dilemmas that surround these situations
• The reasons why a patient may want to be discharged AMA
• Ethical concerns that arise when patients prefer to be discharged to a living environment that the team believes is unsafe
• The key values and responsibilities that patients, health care professionals, and third parties have in the discharge process

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