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NSHEN 2017 Conference

Easier Said Than Done: Assessing Capacity for Informed Choice

October 31, 2017

10am-2pm (no fee)

Online Live Stream OR In-Person at Alt Hotel Halifax Airport

Followed up with workshops in each NSHA zone.

For more information, check our our conference page HERE

 

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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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Kings Regional Rehabilitation Centre Fall Conference 2017

October 24 & 25, 2017

Old Orchard Inn, Wolfville NS

Independent but Not Alone: Supported Decision Making and Adults with Different Abilities

See attached flyer for more information!

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Ethics After Hours…

This month we review NPR’s podcast, “Could You Kill a Robot?”

Will we one day create machines that are essentially just like us? People have been wrestling with that question since the advent of robotics.

Discussion questions also available.

View video link and questions here 

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August Featured Article Summary Now Available!

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’s featured article is After the DNR – Surrogates Who Persist in Requesting Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation by Ellen M. Robinson, et. al.,  published in The Hastings Center Report, 2017.

Check it out here! 

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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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Ethics After Hours…

This month we review Netflix’s documentary, Dr. Feelgood, about a Virginia doctor and how over-prescribing opioids ended with him in prison.

Discussion questions also available.

View video link and questions here

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NEW! Check it out!

NSHEN Library: Reserve A Book!

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June 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

Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes

  

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Featured Article Summary

This month’s featured article is Accommodating Conscientious Objection in Medicine – Private Ideological Convictions Must Not Trump Professional Obligations by Udo Schuklenk published in The Journal of Clinical Ethics.

Check it out here

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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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