White Coat Black Art | Jul 4, 2011 | 27:30

Boundaries - Part 1

This week on White Coat, Black Art, part one of a two part program exploring the boundaries between patients and health care professionals ... and the consequences when they cross the line.

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White Coat Black Art - Personal Support WorkersSep 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.
White Coat Black Art - Nurse Bullying, and "Ending Nurse-to-Nurse Hostility" with author Kathleen BartholomewSep 17, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Nurse Bullying, and "Ending Nurse-to-Nurse Hostility" with author Kathleen Bartholomew Audio
White Coat Black Art Nurse Bullying, and "Ending Nurse-to-Nurse Hostility" with author Kathleen Bartholomew 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, author of "Ending Nurse-to-Nurse Hostility: Why Nurses Eat Their Young and Each Other."
White Coat Black Art - Rural Healthcare ShortageSep 24, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Rural Healthcare Shortage Audio
White Coat Black Art Rural Healthcare Shortage 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.
White Coat Black Art - Realities of Moral Distress in HealthcareMar 26, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Realities of Moral Distress in Healthcare Audio
White Coat Black Art Realities of Moral Distress in Healthcare Mar 26, 2011 | 27:30Most of us can say there's at least one task at work we find distasteful or uncomfortable. But what if every day you faced the possibility of moral distress on the job? That's when you believe you know what's the ethical thing to do....but for one reason or another, can't make it happen. It's the reality for health care workers. And a shock for young nurses when they first come into the system.
White Coat Black Art - Realities of "No Appointment" HealthcareFeb 4, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Realities of "No Appointment" Healthcare Audio
White Coat Black Art Realities of "No Appointment" Healthcare Feb 4, 2011 | 27:30A look at the promises and pitfalls of "no appointment" health care. We drop by a walk-in clinic in Ottawa and find out how doctors there manage to see up to 500 patients a day. You'll also hear from a health policy expert about why he believes walk-in clinics may be giving patients the fast service they want, but not the health care that they need.
White Coat Black Art - Doctors Marketing ThemselvesNov 5, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Doctors Marketing Themselves Audio
White Coat Black Art Doctors Marketing Themselves Nov 5, 2011 | 27:30Host Dr. Brian Goldman looks at how doctors have to market their services. Three stories about the art of patient persuasion.
White Coat Black Art - 2011 Unfinished Business - Part 2Dec 10, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art 2011 Unfinished Business - Part 2 Audio
White Coat Black Art 2011 Unfinished Business - Part 2 Dec 10, 2011 | 27:30We look back at some stories from this season (season six) that deserve a proper response or a second look. On the show we talk about personal support workers, hospital lotteries, and our town hall about prescription painkillers.
White Coat Black Art - Good Samaritan Doctors (2010 Encore)Feb 26, 2010 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Good Samaritan Doctors (2010 Encore) Audio
White Coat Black Art Good Samaritan Doctors (2010 Encore) Feb 26, 2010 | 27:30We've all heard the call go out: is there a doctor in the house? And we take for granted that if there is one, he or she will spring into action. But is that fair? And what if the doctor doesn't really have the skills to deal with the problem, should they get involved anyhow? A repeat from last season.
White Coat Black Art - Concierge MedicineMar 12, 2011 | 27:26White Coat Black Art Concierge Medicine Audio
White Coat Black Art Concierge Medicine Mar 12, 2011 | 27:26These days, lots of people want priority access to everything from concerts to banking, and willing to pay for that privilege. Health care is no exception. "Concierge medicine" flourishes in the U.S,, and it exists here too.
White Coat Black Art - To Err is Medicine - Part 1May 23, 2011 | 24:00White Coat Black Art To Err is Medicine - Part 1 Audio
White Coat Black Art To Err is Medicine - Part 1 May 23, 2011 | 24:00Host Dr. Brian Goldman and a panel of experts share their worst medical mistakes and discuss how to make the system safer for patients. Recorded in front of a live audience at Toronto's Glenn Gould Studio. Part 1 of 2.
White Coat Black Art - Delivering Bad News (Feb. 2008 Encore)Feb 25, 2008 | 6:06White Coat Black Art Delivering Bad News (Feb. 2008 Encore) Audio
White Coat Black Art Delivering Bad News (Feb. 2008 Encore) Feb 25, 2008 | 6:06Dr. Brian Goldman speaks with Dr. Robert Buckman about delivering bad news to patients.
White Coat Black Art - Can We Talk?Oct 15, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Can We Talk? Audio
White Coat Black Art Can We Talk? Oct 15, 2011 | 27:30This week, a look at the nuances of language used by health care workers when they talk with patients, and each other.
White Coat Black Art - Unsung HeroesNov 13, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Unsung Heroes Audio
White Coat Black Art Unsung Heroes Nov 13, 2011 | 27:30When it comes to what goes right in modern medicine, doctors and nurses usually get much of the credit. This week we look at some of the "unsung heroes" of health care.
White Coat Black Art - Generation Rx - Part 2Dec 27, 2011 | 23:00White Coat Black Art Generation Rx - Part 2 Audio
White Coat Black Art Generation Rx - Part 2 Dec 27, 2011 | 23:00Prescription narcotics are increasingly popular with young people looking for a quick high. It's a huge concern since these painkillers can be highly addictive or even deadly.
White Coat Black Art - Ask Dr. Brian (2011 Season finale)Dec 31, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Ask Dr. Brian (2011 Season finale) Audio
White Coat Black Art Ask Dr. Brian (2011 Season finale) Dec 31, 2011 | 27:30In our season finale, host Dr. Brian Goldman answers listeners' questions about how and why the health care system works the way it does.

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