October 11, 2008
Sponsored by the California Catholic Women's Forum, a Provider Approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15002 for 4.25 contact hours.
The morning forum entitled Our Bodies, Our Souls explores the exploitation of women in their reproductive role. These technologies may include ovum donation, cloning, infertility drug risks. The status of informed consent relative to these and/or other procedures will then be discussed. A third presentation focuses on how advances in informed consent allows the healthcare provider to better evaluate risks and benefits and effectively advocate for the human dignity of the patient.
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Lecture 1: Jennifer Lahl, R.N., B.S.N., M.A.
Fertility Technology: Blessings and Challenges
Exploration of the exploitation of women in their reproductive role, offering concrete methodologies for dealing with some of these issues.
Marjorie Campbell, J.D., Ll.M.
Promise of Informed Consent: Protecting Women’s Health Care
How advances in informed consent are opening avenues of education
Jennifer Lahl, R.N., B.S.N., M.A.
Becoming a better advocate for the dignity of the patient: a How-To Course
This part of the conference will equip the healthcare provider with the knowledge and ability to better advocate for the patient by effectively evaluating the risks and benefits associaed with at least some of the procedures described.
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|Nursing Continuing Education: $70.00 $20.00 for 4.14 contact hours|
|Non-continuing education credit: $45.00 $15.00 (incl. Lunch)|
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Deadline to register: October 4 8, 2008. Additional fee after deadline:
Cancellations: $10.00 administration fee will be charged for cancellations up to 8 days before the program.
No refund for cancellation within 7 days of program.
We reserve the right to make changes in faculty and schedule. $10.00 fee for additional copies of proof of attendance - contact hour certificates.
Jennifer Lahl, R.N., B.S.N., M.A., Founder and National Director of the Center for Bioethics and the Culture, www.thecbc.org, Founder and Director of Every Woman First, Fellow, The Council for Biotechnology Policy (chairman: Charles W. Colson); North American Advisory Board Member, the International Journal of Bioethics and Medicine, Adjunct Faculty Trinity International University, Deerfield, IL. Educated at Cal State University Fullerton (B.S.N.) and Trinity University (M.A. in Bioethics)
Marjorie Campbell, J.D. Ll.M., Having first spoken at CCWF’s inaugural forum
in 2005 on True Feminism for Real Women, Marjorie/Mrs. Campbell returns to
the forum this year.
A litigator and law professor by background, Marjorie/Mrs. Campbell studies canon law at Catholic University of America and writes for InsideCatholic.com. She will explain the legal concept of "informed consent" and illustrate how developments in this doctrine can empower women to reclaim their dignity.
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Married Love and the Gift of Life, United States Council of Catholic Bishops booklet
In this thoughtful statement the bishops of the United States reflect on God's wonderful plan for marriage-the ability of a man and woman to form a lasting bond of love and life. In an engaging question and answer format, the bishops explain Church teachings on conjugal love and responsible parenthood and the methods of Natural Family Planning which support those teachings.
MULIERIS DIGNITATEM Of Pope John Paul II On the Dignity and Vocation of Women On the Occasion of the Marian Year On the Vatican's website.