Forgiveness after medical harm [videorecording] : cultural values and ethical perils
[presented by] the University of Virginia School of Medicine.
- Video; DVD; Online
- 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.
- Panelists: Nancy Berlinger; Moderator, Julia E. Connelly.
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- Run Time
- 60 min.
- 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.
- Medical center hour
- Series statement
- Medical center hour ; 2/27/08
- Charlottesville, Va. :The University, [Clinical Engineering, Media Production Services],c2008.
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- 1 videodisc (60 min.) sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + script. DVD.
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