Slide Presentations for Professionals

  1. Advance Care Planning to avoid both premature and prolonged dying for patients who suffer from Dementia.

This presentation is scheduled for November 5, 2010, in San Diego, California for the National Academy of Elder Law Attorney’s Fall Meeting.

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  1. My Way Cards for Professionals

These slides are the Keynote Address Dr. Terman presented at the World Federation of Right-to-Die Societies, Melbourne, Australia, October 9, 2010.

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  • You may wish to enhance your experience of viewing the Power Point Presentation Slide Show on My Way Cards for Professionals by listening to this 26-minute audio narrative. Click the Play button on the player below to begin playing the narrative:

Alternatively, you may download the audio file to your computer or other listening device by right-clicking on the file and choosing “Save Link As” (Firefox) or "Save Target As" (Internet Explorer) below:

My Way Cards For Professionals MP3 Narrative


  1. Evaluating Depression When Patients Request Hastened Dying

This presentation was given on October 9, 2010, in Melbourne, Australia.

If I were to give the presentation a subtitle, it would be: “How to avoid premature dying.

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  • You may wish to enhance your experience of viewing the Power Point Presentation Slide Show on Evaluating Depression When Patients Request Hastened Dying by listening to this 39-minute audio narrative. Click the Play button on the player below to begin playing the narrative: (NOTE: Dr. Terman's presentation begins after a 4-minute introduction)


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Evaluating Depression When Patients Request Hastened Dying


  1. Overcoming Challenges To Voluntary Refusal of Food & Fluid

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You may wish to enhance your experience of viewing the Power Point Presentation Slide Show on Overcoming Challenges to Voluntary Refusal of Food & Fluid by listening to an expanded 13-minute audio narrative instead of the shorter, 9 minute narrative actually given.

1) Play the expanded 13-minute narrative:

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Expanded 13-minute narrative (MP3 format)

2) Play the original 9-minute narrative:

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Original 9-minute narrative, as presented (MP3 format)

Slide Presentations for General Audiences

  1. How To Sort My Way Cards

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