Sep 30 2021


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7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


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A Conversation on Voluntarily Stopping Eating & Drinking

CMSA Central NJ Event 

 The CMSA Central New Jersey Chapter & our CMSA Coalition - Virtual Zoom CEU Event 

 Thursday, September 30, 2021
Webinar Presentation: 7:00-8:30 PM
(Please dial in 10 minutes prior to webinar)

1.5 CCM; 1.5 Pending; 1.5 CE SW Pending

From the editors of the forthcoming book Voluntarily Stopping Eating and Drinking: A Compassionate, Widely-Available Option for Hastening Death:

"A Conversation on Voluntarily Stopping Eating & Drinking”

Join our esteemed Editors Panel:

  1. Learn what is VSED – Voluntarily Stopping Eating & Drinking
  2. Discuss the topic from the multi-disciplinary perspectives of nursing, medicine, ethics, and law.
  3. Explore the benefits and challenges of completing an advance directive to stop eating and drinking (AD to SED) as a means to shorten the dying process for those with advanced dementia.


Judith K. Schwarz PhD, RN - Clinical Director of End of Life Choices New York and former East Coast Clinical Coordinator for Compassion & Choices.

Timothy E. Quill, MD - Professor of Medicine, Psychiatry, Medical Humanities and Nursing at the University of Rochester School of Medicine, where he was the founding director of their Palliative Care Division.

Thaddeus M. Pope JD, PhD - Director of the Health Law Institute and Professor of Law at Mitchell Hamline School of Law in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Paul T. Menzel, PhD - Professor of Philosophy emeritus, Pacific Lutheran University.





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Members CMSA Central NJ or CMSA Free  |  Non-Members $16.50 

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