Uniform Determination of Death Act
After studying the course materials located on Module 6: Lecture Materials & Resources page, answer the following:
Uniform Determination of Death Act (UDDA):
How this law was created
Legal definition of death, describe
Define dying within context of faith, basic principle about human life
Bioethical Analysis of Pain Management – Pain Relief
What is the difference between Pain and suffering? Explain
Diagnosis / Prognosis: define both.
Ordinary / Extraordinary means of life support. Explain the bioethical analysis.
Killing or allowing to die? Define both and explain which one is ethically correct and why?
Catholic declaration on life and death; give a summary of this document: https://ecatholic-sites.s3.amazonaws.com/17766/documents/2018/11/CDLD.pdf (Links to an external site.)
What is free and informed consent from the Catholic perspective?
Define Proxi, Surrogate
PoA / Durable PoA
Read and summarize ERD paragraphs #: 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 55, 59, 61, 62.
The homework is to be clear and concise and students will lose points for improper grammar, punctuation, and misspelling.
If references are used, please cite properly according to the current APA style.