Presented by Thomas A. Nairn, OFM, Ph.D.
The two audio conferences will examine Part Four of the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services, to (1) explain the theological foundations of this section, (2) explore their ethical implications, and (3) use cases and other examples to demonstrate how one may use the Directives in providing pastoral assistance to people facing moral questions dealing with issues at the beginning of life.
About the Presenter
Rev. Thomas A. Nairn, OFM, Ph.D. is Senior Director, Ethics, for the Catholic Health Association, USA. He has taught both in the US and internationally, and has been consultant to multiple organizations on ethics issues. He is in the process of both editing one book and completing another, and has published several articles on medical ethics which have appeared in such journals as Health Progress, New Theology Review, The Annual of the Society of Christian Ethics, The Journal of Lutheran Ethics, the AMA’s online journal Virtual Mentor, and the anthology On Moral Medicine.