A study of bereaved parents’ perspectives of end-of-life care in a pediatric ICU
Hosted by Stephanie Avery, RN, MScN
September 28th, 2022, 4 pm EST
Stephanie presented the findings from a study she conducted for her master’s thesis regarding the ethical significance of the nurse-parent relationship when a child is dying in a pediatric ICU. This presentation was in anticipation of the upcoming McGill International Palliative Care Congress.
Ethics Café: MAiD and Personhood
Hosted by Dr. Kimberly McMillan
June 29th, 2022, 10 am EST
The PCNE’s Ethics Cafés discuss issues of nursing ethics and hold space for a wider variety of pertinent topics. This Ethics Café discussed a podcast on Medical Assistance in Dying, MAiD, the patients right to privacy, and personhood.
Moral experiences of children with medical complexity: Resistance to “the norm”
Presented by Dr. Raissa Passos Dos Santos
May 30th, 2022, 9 am EST
Here, Dr. Raissa Passos Dos Santos presented part of her thesis work by opening a discussion with the hub on the moral experiences of children with medical complexity.
Creating a milieu of mattering
Presented by Dr. Betty Davies
May 3rd, 2022, 7 pm EST
In this lecture, Dr. Betty Davies shared key insights from a lifetime of nursing practice, education, and scholarship, including her most recent work looking at the components of exemplary interaction between health care providers and parents of seriously ill children. She introduced the unique concept of creating a milieu of mattering – a concept relevant to other healthcare settings and beyond to wherever personal interaction occurs.
This event was hosted in collaboration with the Canadian Palliative Care Nursing Association