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Ethics in biomedicine is topic of satellite seminar to be hosted at UNI

October 6, 2003

Jessica Moon, interim director of UNI honors program (319) 273-3175
Gwenne Culpepper, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'The Ethical Frontiers of Biomedicine,' is the second satellite seminar in a five-part series hosted by the University of Northern Iowa.

The National Collegiate Honors Council and Phi Theta Kappa, honorary society, will present the seminar from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 14, via downlinks, in the Maucker Union Central Ballroom A.

Presenter will be Vicki Lachman, an advanced certified nurse administrator and trainer for the Education for Physicians on End-of-Life-Care (EPEC) and the End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) curricula.

She will release a book, 'Conversations on Ethics in Nursing,' later this year.

The series will continue at 6:30 p.m., on Tuesday, Oct. 28, in the Maucker Union Central Ballroom A, with 'Keeping Our Promises: Improving Care at the End of Life,' presented by Diann Uustal.

UNI faculty members will moderate discussion at the end of each session. The series is co-sponsored by UNI's Department of Biology and Department of Philosophy and Religion, and the UNI Honors Program. It is free and open to the public.

For more information contact Jessica Moon, interim director of the UNI Honors Program, at (319) 273-3175 or,