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Public Lecture with Christina Lamb, PhD

2017-10-26T14:52:19+00:00

Conscience and conscientious objection for nurses and other health care professionals: Advancing a way forward for education and practice The deVeber Institute’s annual public lecture will be held on Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 at Carr Hall at the University of Toronto. This year we are very pleased to have Christina Lamb, PhD, as our [...]

Public Lecture with Christina Lamb, PhD 2017-10-26T14:52:19+00:00

Co-Morbid Pain and Dementia: A Case Study as Impetus for Change

2017-10-13T22:23:33+00:00

Don't miss this timely article prepared for the deVeber Institute and authored by Jean Echlin (RN, MSN), Kathryn Pfaff (RN, PhD) and Aleshia Johnston. Co-Morbid Pain and Dementia: A Case Study as Impetus for Change There is a need for Canadian healthcare leaders and policy makers to examine the issues surrounding pain assessment and management [...]

Co-Morbid Pain and Dementia: A Case Study as Impetus for Change 2017-10-13T22:23:33+00:00

American College of Physicians opposes legalization of physician-assisted suicide

2017-10-13T22:01:22+00:00

Excerpt: "...the ACP believes that the ethical arguments against legalizing physician-assisted suicide remain the most compelling. On the basis of substantive ethics, clinical practice, policy, and other concerns articulated in this position paper, the ACP does not support legalization of physician-assisted suicide." To read the full position paper please go to: http://annals.org/aim/article/2654458/ethics-legalization-physician-assisted-suicide-american-college-physicians-position-paper

American College of Physicians opposes legalization of physician-assisted suicide 2017-10-13T22:01:22+00:00