MARQUETTE – The complexities of the living wills debate, which has been highlighted in the national media over the past year, will be the focus of a new Northern Michigan University course for health care and social services professionals.

            GD 989: Living Wills is part of the “Hot Topics Series” coordinated by the College of Graduate Studies, Research and Continuing Education. The course will explore the legal, medical, ethical, political and community perspectives on the legal document commonly known as the “living will.” 

The one-credit, four-session course will meet in the Charcoal Room of the University Center from 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 5, 12, 19 and 26.  The cost is $264.

            Instructors are David Cooper, NMU philosophy professor; John English, a physician at Marquette General Hospital; and Ken Seavoy of Kendrick, Bordeau, Adamini, Chilman & Greenlee, PC.

            The course is limited to the first 25 participants to enroll.  Additional sessions may be scheduled for later in the academic year if there is enough interest.

To enroll, go to https://www.nmu.edu/gradstudies/gradd_app_nondegree.htm.  For more information or to put your name on the waiting list, call 906-227-2300 or e-mail cprosen@nmu.edu.

Prepared By
Cindy Paavola
Director of Communications