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SAVE THE DATE! Health Care at the Crossroads ETHICS AND DIVERSITY A Symposium for Providers of Health Care FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2009 8:00am - 4:30pm…………. O'Keeffe Auditorium, Massachusetts General Hospital In a rapidly evolving health care environment, providers are challenged daily by complex ethical issues often relating to diversity, cultural competence, and inclusion. In their desire to provide excellent patientcentered care, providers often must resolve ethical dilemmas in which stakeholders present compelling but conflicting points of view and goals. The purpose of this symposium is to increase knowledge and understanding about the interaction between ethics and diversity in health care in order to promote the best possible patient outcomes and to prevent or reduce moral distress among providers. Target Audience: Clinicians interested in the ethical aspects of health care. Contact hours will be awarded to Registered Nurse participants. Tuition: MGH employees – none; all others - $100 Presented jointly by The Ethics in Clinical Practice Committee and The Diversity Committee Please Call The Norman Knight Nursing Center for with the support of The MGH Institute for Patient Care Clinical & Professional Development Criteria for successful completion includes attendance at the entire event and submission of a completed evaluation form. Pre-Registration required. at 617.726.3111 or email: [email protected] Massachusetts General Hospital (OH-239/10-01-11) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-00191), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Criteria for successful completion includes attendance at the entire event and submission of a complete evaluation form.