NEW Fall Education Event! Ethics Consultation Workshops

Liverpool, September 18, 2018

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Port Hawkesbury, October 2, 2018

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Ethics After Hours…

Coma is a movie starring Lynda Delorenzo, Al’Khan Edwards, and Devonia Edwards. Al’Khan, Roxanne, Sean, and Tom

have each emerged from their Traumatic Brain Injury comas, but just how conscious are they, and will they get better?

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Fireside Chat 

Ethics in Genetic Counselling with Erika Aberg, Genetic Counsellor, Maritime Genetics Service, IWK Health Centre

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Ethics After Hours…

Medical Scribes Podcast

Medical Scribes Podcast (Discussion Page)

Canadian doctors are starting to hire scribes to write up their medical charts By doing so they can focus on patients and improve their efficiency. We explore the introduction of medical scribes in Canada and how they will impact the way doctors work.


Fireside Chat

Ethical Issues in Medical Social Work with Sherry MacPherson, Professional Practice Coordinator, Social Work, NSHA &
Gail MacDougall, Social Worker, Coordinator of Organizational Ethics for Central Zone Ethics Support

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National Health Ethics Week 2018

Check our our case database where each day of National Health Ethics Week 2018 we added a discussion case with follow-up questions, on:

Trust and Transparency: Conflict of Interest Throughout the Healthcare System 

Check out our cases and discussion questions under News and Events or click HERE 


March 2018 Bioethics Book Club Recommendation!

We have a new book club recommendation with discussion sheet! This book is also available for loan from NSHEN.

Check out the new title here:

Left Neglected by Lisa Genova, Gallery Books


Podcast review:

Parenting a Child with Down Syndrome: Ethical Issues with guest speaker Christine Lane, parent of a child with Down Syndrome.

Podcast – Parenting a Child with Down Syndrome: Ethical Issues


Ethics NSHA Ethics Support website now available!

Requesting Ethics Support across Nova Scotia Health Authority Zones is now available….

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NSHEN has a library of new release fiction and non-fiction books and audiobooks available for reserving.

We have a variety of subjects and authors to choose from.

You can view our complete listing here


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