Neuroethics in the Grey Zone

3:30–5 pm Friday, January 12

This session will focus on two hotly debated and highly relevant topics in neuromodulation: 1) Neuroenhancement and 2) Neuromodulation of Pain.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the practitioner's responsibility in acknowledging a patient's pain and the ethical impact of treating it.
  • Recognize the moral principles that should govern the decision making process of deciding the proper course of treatment.
  • Explain the lasting effects of endorsing a particular therapy.

Faculty subject to change.