BIOETHICS COMMITTEE

BIOETHICS COMMITTEE

 
General Information
Description of ServiceOffers 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
Geographical AreaNassau, Suffolk
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenSpanish
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 2201 Hempstead Turnpike
Physical Site City, State, Zip East Meadow, NY 11554
Mailing Address 1 2201 Hempstead Turnpike
Mailing City, State, Zip East Meadow, NY 11554
Main Phone (516)572-5713
Other Phone (516)572-5338 (Spanish)
Web Address www.nuhealth.net
 
Additional Information
Last UpdateMay17
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: NASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
Affiliated Program: BIOETHICS COMMITTEE
This Service: BIOETHICS COMMITTEE
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Families and Individuals Needing Support (YJ)
Hospitals (LL-3000)
Inpatients (YF-6000.3300)
Patients (YF-6000)
People With Chronic Illnesses (YF-3000.6300)
Specialized Information and Referral (TJ-3000.8000)