When the Doctor Calls:
A Christian Perspective on Hurting, Helping, and Hope

Saturday, June 9, 2018 7:30 AM–Noon, DTS Lamb Auditorium

Introduction

Delivering a terminal prognosis is devastating to patients and families. Healthcare and ministry professionals can weave a thread of hope in spite of such a diagnosis. This Healthcare & Christian Thought seminar is designed to educate and empower the partnership among those who walk alongside patients on this journey.

Open to healthcare and ministry professionals, nurses, chaplains, pastors, and students.

Sessions

Plenary Sessions

  • When the Doctor Has Bad News: A Doctor’s PerspectiveDr. Al Weir
  • When the Doctor Has Good News: Rejoicing and Remembering the Goodness of GodDr. Roger Poupart

Five workshops (attend any two)

  • When You Ask God Why: Theology of SufferingDr. Larry Waters
  • When the Inevitable Comes: Death and DyingDr. Tom Hutson and Dr. Linda Marten
  • When Mommy is Sick: Caring for Kids with Suffering ParentsDr. Andi Thacker
  • When Help is Needed: Trauma, Grief, and Recovery Panel MembersDr. Mark Fulmer, Chaplain Michael Washington, Dr. Michelle Woody
  • When the Church Is Needed — Dr. Steve Fischer, Pastor Chris Lesiuk

More Information

Location:
Dallas Theological Seminary, Lamb Auditorium
3909 Swiss Ave
Dallas, TX 75204

Admission:
$20 (students with ID just $10).

Accreditation Statement:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health and the Dallas Theological Seminary (DTS).

The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement:
The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health designates this live activity for 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Ethics:
This course has been designed for 1.5 credits of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

Seminar Directors

Thomas E. Hutson, DO, PharmD, FACP - Seminar Director
Mark Yarbrough, PhD - Seminar Director

Plenary Speakers

Al Weir, MD
Roger Poupart, DMin

Dallas Theological Seminary
3909 Swiss Avenue
Dallas, TX 75204-6411

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