BIOETHICS COMMITTEE

 
General Information
Description of ProgramOffers patients and their families with a bioethics committee member (doctors, nurses, clergy, psychologists, patient representatives, social workers and community representatives) to help discuss difficult questions and issues regarding quality of life with a patient and his or her family and friends. It is not a decision making body. Among the situations which might require the support of the Bioethics Committee are: when to treat or not treat a patient, use of respirators and feeding tubes, or a decision about a Do Not Resuscitate Order.
LocationNassau
Geographic AreaNassau, Suffolk
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenSpanish
 
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 12201 Hempstead Turnpike
Physical Site City, State, ZipEast Meadow, NY 11554
Mailing Address 12201 Hempstead Turnpike
Mailing City, State, ZipEast Meadow, NY 11554
Main Phone(516)572-5713
Other Phone(516)572-5338 (Spanish);
Web Addresswww.nuhealth.net
 
Additional Information
Last UpdateMay17
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
NASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
This Program: BIOETHICS COMMITTEE
Affiliated Services: BIOETHICS COMMITTEE