Conscientious Objection: Individual Ethics in the Health Care System

Sep 19, 2016

Dylana Arsenault, Director of Pharmacy
Western Zone, Nova Scotia Health Authority

Conscientious objection allow for the individual health care provider to abstain from providing services that contravene with personal values, but prioritizing personal values over professional and organizations values can have far reaching implications. Dylana Arsenault, Director of Pharmacy Services in Nova Scotia Health Authority, Western Zone, discusses the implications of conscientious objection to medical assistance in dying to patients, communities, health care teams and health care organizations in particular.

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