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Encounters in Bioethics – Prenatal Genetic Screening: New advances, new ethical challenges

November 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST

Join the Lakehead University Centre for Health Care Ethics for a presentation and discussion session on Prenatal Genetic Screening: New advances, new ethical challenges.

  • What is the new, non-invasive prenatal screening?
  • How to assist pregnant women to make informed choices about this screening and subsequent testing?
  • How can we deal with ethical and social aspects of this program currently being adopted by provincial governments?

Presenter:
Paola Diadori, MSc, MD, FRCPC, MA, Associate Clinical Professor, Pediatric Neurology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Sainte-Justine, University of Montreal

Panel:
– Eileen Abbey, BSc(H), RM, Chief of Midwifery, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre
– Cassandra Berard
– Jennifer Lawson, HBK, MSc, MD, CCFP-EM, Family Physician, Norwest Community Health Centres

Date/Time: Wednesday, November 27, 2019, 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Venue: St. Joseph’s Heritage (Georgian Room), 63 Carrie Street, Thunder Bay

Everyone is welcome. Free admission. Free parking.

poster Nov 27 & 28, 2019 – Prenatal genetic screening

This session will also be offered in a one-hour format on Thursday, November 28, 2019, from 12 – 1 pm. at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, Regional Cancer Care room 2178. This is an abbreviated session; not all panelists participate. Everyone is welcome.

Details

Date:
November 27
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Website:
http://chce.lakeheadu.ca

Organizer

Centre for Health Care Ethics

Venue

St. Joseph’s Heritage, Georgian Room
-63 Carrie St.
Thunder Bay,
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