Oct 8, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Respect Audio
White Coat Black Art Respect Oct 8, 2011 | 27:30Nurse practitioners and physician assistants are competing for a larger role in caring for patients. If you don't know one from the other you're not alone. Dr. Brian Goldman speaks with a social scientist about "who's who" in the hospital zoo. Also, a panel of nurse practioners talk about how they're finding their place in the health care system.
Sep 24, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Rural Medicine Audio
White Coat Black Art Rural Medicine Sep 24, 2011 | 27:30This week, we tackle the shortage of rural physicians in Canada, a precarious balance that can affect the health of the stalwart physicians who stick around, and the patients who depend on them.
Sep 17, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Nurse Bullying Audio
White Coat Black Art Nurse Bullying Sep 17, 2011 | 27:30There's a saying you hear in hospitals: nurses eat their young. Not doctors, paramedics, or physios, just nurses. Dr. Brian Goldman speaks with two nurses who say they were bullied by their colleagues, and find out how the experience affected them and their patients. He also speaks with Kathleen Bartholomew, the author of "Ending Nurse-to-Nurse Hostility: Why Nurses Eat Their Young and Each Other".
Sep 10, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Personal Support Workers Audio
White Coat Black Art Personal Support Workers Sep 10, 2011 | 27:30At retirement homes, a growing number of Canada's seniors receive nursing care from personal support workers who say they're increasingly being asked to perform duties they aren't qualified to do, putting their reputations and your safety at risk.
Jul 11, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Boundaries - Part 2 Audio
White Coat Black Art Boundaries - Part 2 Jul 11, 2011 | 27:30This week, part two of a series about the relationship boundaries between health professionals and patients. For those who think boundary violations always involve dating and intimacy you might be surprised to hear about other situations that could be considered "crossing the line."
Jun 25, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Ask Dr. Brian Show Audio
White Coat Black Art Ask Dr. Brian Show Jun 25, 2011 | 27:30We invited listeners to send in their burning questions, nitpicks and pet peeves about the health care system. After a deluge of queries via emails, phone calls, tweets and postings to our blog and our Facebook page, Dr. Brian dedicates an entire show to answering some of your questions.
Jun 18, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Sleepy Residents 2011 Show Audio
White Coat Black Art Sleepy Residents 2011 Show Jun 18, 2011 | 27:30This week, we rebroadcast and update this show from last season. Dr. Brian Goldman speaks with a panel of residents about how sleep deprivation affects their health, and yours. And a long-time ER doc talks about his controversial fix for staying awake on those long night shifts.
Jun 4, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art 2011 Mental Health Show Audio
White Coat Black Art 2011 Mental Health Show Jun 4, 2011 | 27:30This week, the challenges in helping mental health patients. According to the Public Health Agency of Canada, one in five Canadians will experience a mental illness at least once in their lifetime. With those numbers, you'd think doctors and nurses would be well prepared to treat mental illnesses. We find out why many health professionals have difficulty when psychiatric patients walk in the door.