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Forgiveness after medical harm [videorecording] : cultural values and ethical perils

[presented by] the University of Virginia School of Medicine.
Format
Video; DVD; Online
Summary
Nancy Beringer, Ph.D. (The Hastings Center and author of, "After Harm: Medical Error and the Ethics of Forgiveness," Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005) described the kinds of forgiveness and conditions that can foster the event(s) of forgiveness. Dr. Berlinger differentiated between forgiveness as reconciliation and forgiveness as detachment, that is, the end of a debt. The psychology of forgiveness, forgiveness as process and communication, and self-forgivness (including special needs of physicians) were also addressed.
Performer(s)
Panelists: Nancy Berlinger; Moderator, Julia E. Connelly.
Release Date
2008
Run Time
60 min.
Notes
Learning Objectives: 1. Discuss contributing factors to medical error and whether it's totally preventable and avoidable -- 2. Consider how appropriate resolution, and forgiveness, in cases of medical error, is best achieved by all involved.
The Medical Center Hour is produced by The Center for Biomedical Ethics and Humanities, University of Virginia School of Medicine. The Medical Center Hour's website is: http://www.healthsystem.virginia.edu/internet/him/mch.cfm.
"Medicine & Society in Conversation."
"The Jessie Stewart Richardson Memorial Lecture of the School of Medicine" at head of title on program flyer.
Title on podcast: "Medical error and the ethics of forgiveness."
Variant title
Medical error and the ethics of forgiveness.
Series
Medical center hour
Series statement
Medical center hour ; 2/27/08
Published
Charlottesville, Va. :The University, [Clinical Engineering, Media Production Services],c2008.
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http://www.healthsystem.virginia.edu/internet/library/wdc-lib/collections/feeds/lecturepodcast.cfm?pubDate=2008Feb27
http://www.virginia.edu/uvapodcast/popup.php?submit=true&id=718
Description
1 videodisc (60 min.) sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + script. DVD.
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