About the Event
Please join Neurosurgery Grand Rounds as Robert J. Buchanan, M.D., presents “The Neuroscience of Ethics and the Ethics of Neuroscience” during which Buchanan will define the ethics surrounding both the treatment and enhancement of the human person. Buchanan is a neurosurgeon and psychiatrist and was appointed by Pope Benedict XVI to serve on the Vatican’s international bioethics committee called the Pontifical Academy for Life.
Email Cecilia Owen for the Zoom information.
By the end of this presentation, the audience participant should be able to:
- Discuss the concepts of Neuroessentialism, Monism and Dualism
- Describe how brain stimulation can alter the sense of identity or agency in some patients
- Discuss pharmacological and technological ways that human “cognition” could be enhanced
- Primary: Neurosurgeons, neurologists, other medical specialties
- Secondary: Nursing staff, residents, medical students and allied health professionals
This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies:
- ACGME: Patient Care and Procedural Skills, Medical Knowledge, Practice-based Learning and Improvement, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Professionalism, and Systems-based Practice
- IOM: Provide patient-centered care, Work in interdisciplinary teams, Employ evidence-based practice, Apply quality improvement, and Utilize informatics
- IECC: Values/Ethics for Interprofessional Practice, Roles/Responsibility, Interprofessional Communication, Teams and Teamwork
For more information, please contact Cecilia Owen at 512-495-5557
Buchanan, speaker for this educational activity, has received research support from Functional Neuromodulations and LivaNova.
John Kuo, MD, PhD; Nicole Virnig and Cecilia Owen, planners of this educational activity, have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.
All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.
The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this internet live course for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.