Principles to Practice #1: What is Ethics? Why Does it Matter?

This session of the Principles to Practice: Introduction to Health Care Ethics Seminar Series will:
 consider the history of philosophy and ethics as they undergird and inform present-day bioethics conversations.
 Outline key characteristics of different (and related) ethics traditions including Classical Ethics, deontological ethics, utilitarianism, and virtue ethics.
 Consider the unique historical and social situation of Providence Health Care, and the relation of ethics in general to ethics in our particular spaces.

Note: To register for other courses in this series, you can enroll in the curriculum here: https://learninghub.phsa.ca/Courses/29633/principles-to-practice-an-introduction-to-healthcare-ethics and select the courses you want to take or you can search "principles to practice" and select courses that way.


PHC staff and physicians, community members and patients and families

1 hour
29612

A full outline for the seminar series is available here: https://ethics.providencehealthcare.org/events/phc-ethics-seminar-series

The sessions for this series include:

  1. What is Ethics? Why does it matter?
  2. What is Bioethics? How might it help us?
  3. Catholic Bioethics: what makes Providence different?
  4. Freedom in Bioethics: Autonomy, Paternalism, and the Practitioner-Patient Relationship
  5. Ethics for us: How our ethics frameworks can help us with burnout, compassion fatigue, and moral distress
  6. Beneficence and Non-maleficence
  7. Justice
  8. Capacity, Competence, and Capability
  9. Who Decides? How to Decide?
  10. Risk, Harm, and Harm Reduction

A link to the virtual session will be sent to you prior to this session


No available session available at this time

Contact Info

Carrie Smith

ethics@providencehealth.bc.ca

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