NSHEN remains committed to providing health ethics resources during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please visit our Ethics Resource menu for ethics-related items or use our search function at the top of the page.

We are updating this section weekly with new resources for ethics and COVID-19.

NSHEN Newsletter on COVID-19 and Other Resources


Ethics After Hours

New

The Bleeding Edge


This eye-opening look at the fast-growing medical device industry reveals how the rush to innovate can lead to devastating consequences for patients.

http://www.nshen.ca/index.php/nshen-after-hours/

Playing God


http://www.nshen.ca/index.php/nshen-after-hours/

Wonder

After being home schooled all his life, a boy with facial differences attends a traditional school, where he must find friends among his billies.


Fireside Chat

New

Ethics in Occupational Therapy


with

Jonathan Belbin, Occupational Therapist

Ethics in Spiritual Care

Monika Price and David C. Puxley
Spiritual Care Practitioners
Nova Scotia Health Authority

Ethics in Health Care Practice – from a Nurse Perspective

Mary Thibeault, Manager of Learning and Development, IWK Health Centre, Halifax, NS

Featured Article Summary

Tho’ Much is Taken, Much Abides”: A Good Life Within Dementia


Poverty – Not a Justification for Banning Physician-Assisted Death


Newsletter

NSHEN Spring 2020 Newsletter – Promoting Family Medicine

Bioethics Book Club

Book Review


With the bracing candor, vulnerability, and authority that have made her one of the most admired voices of her generation, Roxane explores what it means to be overweight in a time when the bigger you are, the less you are seen.

New York Times bestselling author Roxane Gay has written with intimacy and sensitivity about food and bodies, using her own emotional and psychological struggles as a means of exploring our shared anxieties over pleasure, consumption, appearance, and health.


Plain Language Definitions – Ethics Health Care Terms

Straightforward Definitions of Terms in Health Ethics

Talking about values and principles in health care ethics can be confusing, especially if some of the words are unfamiliar.  NSHEN created a plain language definitions document which have short definitions to help make it clearer what some of the words that we use in ethics work mean.

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Case Database Website

We recently updated our Case Database with new cases on a variety of topics.

Check out the case website here

NSHEN Health Ethics Case Database


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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