18-May-2016 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM


Bluenose Chapter AGM and Education Session
A Challenging Undertaking: Making ethically-justified, meso-level healthcare decisions

May 18, 2016
  12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Atlantic Time
11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time

CCHL Bluenose Chapter Education Session followed by AGM. This is the first in a series of three ethics-based educational events hosted by the Bluenose Chapter. The next two sessions will be held in May & June 2016.

The first session is titled: A Challenging Undertaking: Making ethically-justified, meso-level healthcare decisions

  • Substantive principles and values – what they are; development and use of purpose-targeted ones
  • Key components of multi-lens-informed decision making frameworks
  • Legitimatization of healthcare decision making through the use of deliberative engagement methodologies

Followed by an interactive case:

  • Collaborative use of an organizational ethics ‘disclosure of adverse (patient safety) events decision making framework’

Featured Speaker: Jeffrey Kirby – Ethics Consultant – Nova Scotia Health Authority and Dalhousie University

Jeff Kirby is a professor in the Department of Bioethics, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University. As a health care ethicist with a background in medicine and philosophy, he works with health organizations and government to support their capacities for ethics-informed decision making. His academic and research interests include: the ethics analysis of complex healthcare practices; critical care ethics; social justice and accountability in health policy development; the ethics of ‘assisted dying’; and organ donation/transplantation ethics.

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Attendance at this program entitles certified Canadian College of Health Leaders members (CHE / Fellow) to 1.00 Category I  credits toward their maintenance of certification requirement.