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"Caregiver's Path to Compassionate Decision Making"

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Viki Kind is a clinical bioethicist, medical educator and hospice volunteer. Her award winning book "The Caregiver's Path to Compassionate Decision Making: Making Choices For Those Who Can't" guides families and professionals through the difficult process of making decisions for those who have lost capacity. She has lectured across the United States teaching healthcare professionals to have integrity, compassion and to improve end-of-life care through better communication. Patients, families and healthcare professionals rely on Viki's practical approach to dealing with challenging healthcare dilemmas.

Viki provides bioethics consultation and support for many hospitals in the Los Angeles area. She holds a master's degree in bioethics from the Medical College of Wisconsin and a bachelor's degree in in speech communication from California State University at Northridge. She has specialized training in mediation and cultural negotiation from Pepperdine University and UCLA. Viki is an honorary board member of the Well Spouse Association. She has also been a caregiver for many years for four members of her family.

Viki has developed an adaptable system for making choices that comes as much from her heart as from her extensive experience as a bioethicist. Readers will learn the framework and tools to create a good, ethical decision. These tools will help give voice to those who can't speak for themselves.

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