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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.

Check our our summary of this article here

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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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New Fireside Chat video added!

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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November 2017 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:

Monday Mornings by Sanjay Gupta

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NSHEN 2017 Conference

Easier Said Than Done: Assessing Capacity for Informed Choice

Live broadcast video (recorded) and PowerPoint presentations now available for viewing. 

For more information, check our our conference page HERE

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 Ethics After Hours…

For October we review a Netflix “Black Mirror” episode called “San Junipero”.

In a seaside town in 1987, a shy young woman and an outgoing party girl strike up a powerful bond that seems to defy the laws of space and time.

Discussion questions also available.

View video link and questions here 

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 September Newsletter

Now Available!

Featuring article by NSHA on Ethics NSHA

September NSHEN Newsletter

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 New Fireside Chat video added!

Ethics Issues in Indigenous Health with Amy Bombay – Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Dept of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University

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August 2017 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 Shift by Theresa Brown

 

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NEW! Check it out!

NSHEN Library: Reserve A Book!

 

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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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