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NEW Featured Article Summary added!

NSHEN provides summaries of recent articles of interest from the health ethics literature for those unable to access or too busy to read the entire article.

This month we provide a short summary of the article:

Workarounds Are Routinely Used by Nurses – But Are They Ethical? by Nancy Berlinger

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February 2018 Bioethics Book Club Recommendation!

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

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A Course in Deception by Jana Rieger

Jana Rieger uses her academic background to tell a chilling story of betrayal as seen through the eyes of Dr. Mackenzie Smith, who is devastated when a young colleague, Anbu Mathew, dies in a suspicious accident. When Mackenzie begins to find disturbing messages that Anbu left behind about the latest drug trial in the sleep clinic, she vows to solve his mystery.

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NEW Ethics After Hours…

EthicsLab Podcast – The Future of Healthcare Ethics

Podcast – The Future of Health Care Ethics Discussion Questions

Tune in to this latest episode of the EthicsLab podcast! In this episode EthicsLab talks with international leaders in ethics about the future of healthcare ethics.

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New Fireside Chat video added!

Ethics and Access to Care in Dentistry with Mary McNally – Professor, Department of Dental Clinical Sciences; Cross-appointed to the Department of Bioethics, Dalhousie University

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January 2018 Featured Article Summary added!

NSHEN provides summaries of recent articles of interest from the health ethics literature for those unable to access or too busy to read the entire article.

This month we provide a short summary of the article:

How Long a Life is Enough Life? by D. Callahan and W. Gaylin, Hastings Center Report, 2017.

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January 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:

The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat by Oliver Sacks

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Ethics After Hours…

For December we review a Netflix movie called “The Girl With All The Gifts”.

In the future, a strange fungus has changed nearly everyone into a thoughtless, flesh-eating monster. When a scientist and a teacher find a girl who seems to be immune to the fungus, they all begin a journey to save humanity.

The Girl With All The Gifts Discussion Question 

View video link and questions here 

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Featured Article Summary

NSHEN provides summaries of recent articles of interest from the health ethics literature for those unable to access or too busy to read the entire article.

This month we provide a short summary of the article:

Development of a Clinical Ethics Committee de Novo at a Small Community Hospital by Addressing Needs and Potential Barriers by Bonnie H. Arzuaga.

Check our our summary of this article here

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Fireside Chat!

Ethics and the Use of Evidence-Based Medicine in Health Care Practice with Kirstin Borgerson – Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy; Cross-Appointed with Gender and Women’s Studies, Dalhousie University

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Ethics NSHA Support-Requesting Ethics Support website now available!

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

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