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  • Want to learn more about ethics in pediatric...
  • February 26, 2015

    Want to learn more about ethics in pediatric health care? Ask questions and get helpful information? Check out our events on March 2, 3 and 4 during National Health Ethics Week.

    It is National Health Ethics Week from March 2-8 and a number of events are happening at Holland Bloorview. Do you want to learn more about how to approach ethical dilemmas and consent and capacity in pediatrics? Check out the three events happening on March 2, 3 and 4.

     

    All events are happening at:

    Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, 150 Kilgour Rd.

     

    Monday, March 2:

    Ethical dilemmas in client and family centred care for health-care providers and families
    12:00 to 1:00 p.m. in the conference centre

     

    Learn about:

    • What happens when there are disagreements about ethical matters?
    • Learn about how to approach ethical dilemmas
    • Learn about example scenarios and ask questions

     

    Presenters: James Anderson, bioethicist at Holland Bloorview; Laura Williams, director of client and family integrated care

     

    Tuesday, March 3:

    Practical tips re consent and capacity for health-care providers and families

    12:00 to 1:00 p.m. in the conference centre

     

    Learn about:

    • What are a child’s rights to make decisions about his or her own health care, privacy and personal finances?
    • What if he or she cannot exercise those rights? Who steps in?
    • Are there any age-based legal milestones for transitioning youth?
    • What is a power of attorney or guardianship? Is it appropriate?
    • What are some strategies I can use? Where can I find help?

     

    Panel guests: Hannah Lee, Pro Bono Law Ontario Triage Lawyer; James Anderson, Bioethicist at Holland Bloorview; Serena Shastri-Estrada, Manager of Risk and Privacy at Holland Bloorview; Joanne Maxwell, professional practice leader at Holland Bloorview; Hannah Manson, Pro Bono Law Students of Canada.

     

    **Please reserve a spot at this workshop by emailing Hannah Lee at hannah@pblo.org

     

    Workshop hosted by Pro Bono Law Ontario (PBLO) at Holland Bloorview.

     

    Wednesday, March 4:

    Building bioethics awareness! A drop-by table

    11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Holland Bloorview cafeteria

     

    • Stop by to speak one on one with James Anderson, bioethicist at Holland Bloorview, and Holland Bloorview ethics facilitators