Persistent Vegetative State

We offered this webinar on June 22, 2017.

Key points of this webinar:

  • Define and differentiate among various disorders of consciousness
  • Delineate the criteria of a vegetative state and articulate the differences between PVS and permanent vegetative state
  • Better understand how to manage the various medical and nursing needs of and ethical challenges prompted by PVS patients
  • Develop an understanding of when end-of-life care may be appropriate for PVS patients
  • Appreciate the impact PVS patients have had on medical ethics and medical decision-making

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