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Please visit our Introduction to Ethics Committee Workshop page under News and Events to view details of the upcoming workshops for NSHA zones.


NEW

Ethics After Hours…

Netflix – Concussion

Concussion – Discussion Questions

In Pittsburgh, accomplished pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu uncovers the truth about brain damage in football players who suffer repeated concussions in the course of normal play.


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Fireside Chat video!

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 starts now!

Each day of National Health Ethics Week 2018, we will add a case and discussion questions, based on a different theme. The theme this year is:

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


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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


2018 Winter Newsletter now out for viewing.

What can NSHEN help you with? Looking to learn more about ethics? Read more here!


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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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

Check our our summary of this article here


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.

Check out the new title here:

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.


Fireside Chat!

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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