An Ethical Discussion of Life-Sustaining
Treatment in Patients who Inject Drugs
Dr. Jessica Hann
Addiction Medicine Fellow, BC Centre on Substance Use
March 26, 12pm – 1pm
St. Paul’s Hospital, Hurlburt Auditorium
This free series is geared towards the needs and interests of individuals operating in a healthcare or research setting, however, the public and other interested stakeholders are welcome and encouraged to attend.
1) Outline the evidence for (1) surgical valve replacement in infective endocarditis and (2) dialysis in end-stage renal disease in the population of patients who inject drugs
2) Discuss ethical considerations of these cases
A light lunch will be provided. We strongly encourage guests to RSVP as soon as possible to ensure sufficient food and space. (Please note that you will not need to bring your registration ticket(s) to the event.)Register
Can’t make it in person? Our lectures are now being streamed live! Register for the webcast here: bit.ly/WNAMweb64
If you have any questions about event logistics, please contact Raman Jawanda at [email protected].