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Week 2. Respect for patient values: competent patient decisions

Links to Web Resources

Caring Connections (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation)

You can click on their Advance Directives page to download their recommended advance directive form for Michigan or any other state.

Project on Death in America

Innovations in End-of-Life Care

Part of the national organization Last Acts designed to improve end of life care in the US.  This part of the project is aimed at educating health professionals and disseminating promising programs.

Not Dead Yet

This group aims both to oppose euthanasia and physician assisted suicide, and more generally to call attention to discrimination against persons with disabilities in medicine and in society. 

International Task Force on Euthanasia

This group strongly opposes euthanasia and assisted suicide. 

Course Links Page (Overall Ethics Resources)