Decoding the Code (Catholic Identity Series)

Decoding the Code, an online program in Catholic ethics for the health and aged care sector, is held annually in partnership with Catholic Health Australia.

This course is intended for executives, mission leaders, clinicians and pastoral practitioners in the health and aged care sector and its aim is to enhance knowledge and practice of the principles of Catholic ethics. By strengthening theological formation and ethical awareness, leaders and staff will have an enhanced capacity to discern issues and respond effectively within the framework of the Catholic ethical vision.

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Dates: Part 1
5 August 2024
12 August 2024
19 August 2024
26 August 2024
Part 2
9 September 2024
16 September 2024
23 September 2024
30 September 2024
Delivery: This course will be offered via an online learning portal and will require internet access.
Course Fee: $330 + GST (discount available for group bookings – contact Gerard Moore for details)
Duration: The online coursework will comprise of eight sessions (16 hours in total)
Presenters: Rev Dr Joseph Parkinson, Director, LJ Goody Bioethics Centre
Rev Kevin McGovern, Director, Coline Chisholm Centre for Health Ethics
Professor Sue Walker, Director Perinatal Medicine, Mercy Hospital for Women
Rev Associate Professor Cormac Nagle, Hospital Ethicist, Mercy Hospital for Women
Associate Professor Patrick McArdle, Campus Dean, Australian Catholic University
Associate Professor Natasha Michael, Director of Palliative Medicine, Cabrini Health
Maureen Waddington, Director of Mission St John of God Ballarat Hospital
Facilitator: Dr. Debra A. Snoddy, Lecturer in Biblical Studies, Catholic Institute of Sydney | University of Notre Dame Australia
Who should attend? Organisational and clinical leaders, executives and other mission leaders and staff
Why attend? To enhance knowledge, practice and confidence in applying the principles of Catholic ethics to the ministry of health and aged care