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The EthicsLab Podcast explores current health care ethics issues with national experts to provide better knowledge and practical results. Join us as we work to enable health care professionals and community leaders to deliver the best possible health care experience.
||CleanMental Health and Discrimination: Mass Shooting Stereotypes||In the wake of past and more recent mass shootings, mental illness has been pointed to in some public statements as the root cause of mass shootings: Statements such as…1) “We don’t need a gun database, we need a mental health database in the Unit||11/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOrgan Donation: Foundational Ethical Approaches||The big picture is that 115,000 men, women and children await organ transplants in the United States. Even the largest football stadium in the US could not fit the number of patients on the national transplant waiting list. In 2016, 33,||10/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDo Not Resuscitate Orders: Key Ethical Issues||As patients, surrogate decision makers, and clinicians discuss goals of care, questions arise regarding what interventions will physiologically work and what interventions will honor the patient’s values. Do Not Resuscitate Orders are one of the inter||9/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMoral Distress and Moral Resiliency||Have you ever experienced an event, a situation or a decision where you felt that your professional integrity had been compromised? It may have occurred because of something you did, something someone else did or simply a number of events that lined up.||8/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanToday’s Gene Editing Choices: Inclusion and Diversity||The pace of developments in genetic editing over the past two years seems fast and accelerating. What are those developments, the tough choice decisions and accompanying infrastructure that are needed to support researchers, clinicians,||7/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhole Person Care: An Ethic of Care||On EthicsLab we often look at specific clinical ethical issues, tough choice dilemmas that patient and clinicians are involved in. In this episode we take a step back and look at the bigger picture…an ethic of care. How should someone be treated?||6/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPrecision Medicine – Its Potential and Questions||Since the Human Genome Project was declared complete in April of 2003, there has been great anticipation of medical treatments tailored to the individual genetic makeup of patients. For you, for patients, for family members…where have most of the adva||5/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPractical Tools Helping Ethics Committees||Health care ethics committees help patients and clinicians with tough choice decisions. Within this work of clinical ethics consultation, what are practical tools being used to improve their competence and impact? In this episode,||4/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBeyond Capacity: Assessing Challenging Cases||One of the challenging areas in clinical practice today is wanting to honor patient wishes but not being clear on the competency or capacity level a patient with dementia or behavioral health issues. In this episode we explore different challenging sit.||3/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPaying Attention: Looking Back, Looking Forward||Our guests are editors of key healthcare ethics journals with an international readership: Fr. Charles Bouchard, Editor, Health Care Ethics USA – Catholic Health Association of the United States Gregory E. Kaebnick, Editor,||2/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|