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Hybrid: Pediatrics Grand Rounds
Start Date: 10/22/2021Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 10/22/2021End Time: 9:00 AM

Event Description

Navigating the Medical and Ethical Complexities of Objections to Brain Death Determination in Children

Presented By
Matthew Kirschen, MD, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine, Departments of Pediatrics and Neurology, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Learning Objectives

  • Review clinical criteria for brain death determination in children
  • Discuss medical and ethical objections to pediatric brain death determination
  • Examine methods for how to handle objections to brain death determination

Target Audience
Physicians, nurse practitioners, nursing personnel, fellows, residents, medical students and other health care professionals who take care of children

Accreditation Statement
Tower Health is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Tower Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Claiming CME Credits
Attendees MUST sign in with the six-digit activity code provided at the session using eeds within 24 hours of the conference start time and complete the online evaluation within 30 days at

In-Person (DiGeorge Auditorium, max. 38 people)
Online (Please contact organizer for zoom link)
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