White Coat Black Art | Oct 8, 2011 | 27:30

Respect in the Hospital workplace

Nurse 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 practitioners talk about how they're finding their place in the health care system.

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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 - 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 - Boundaries - Part 1Jul 4, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Boundaries - Part 1 Audio
White Coat Black Art Boundaries - Part 1 Jul 4, 2011 | 27:30This 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.
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 - Impact of Medical TourismJan 14, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Impact of Medical Tourism Audio
White Coat Black Art Impact of Medical Tourism Jan 14, 2011 | 27:30Canadians go abroad on holiday for many reasons: a change of scenery, to recharge their batteries, or sometimes for fertility treatments, a replacement hip or a new experimental procedure. This week on the show we look at the impact of medical tourism on patients, and our health care system.
White Coat Black Art - Mother's MilkMay 7, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Mother's Milk Audio
White Coat Black Art Mother's Milk May 7, 2011 | 27:30Fifty years ago, most babies were fed formula. Today breastfeeding is promoted as a much healthier alternative. But has the message to breastfeed gone too far? This week Dr. Brian Goldman speaks with mothers who've been placed under enormous pressure to breastfeed, even when they can't.
White Coat Black Art - Boundaries - Part 2Jul 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."
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 - Delivering Bad News (2008 Encore)Oct 12, 2011 | 6:06White Coat Black Art Delivering Bad News (2008 Encore) Audio
White Coat Black Art Delivering Bad News (2008 Encore) Oct 12, 2011 | 6:06Dr. Brian Goldman speaks with Dr. Robert Buckman about delivering bad news to patients.
White Coat Black Art - "The Emperor of All Maladies" with author Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee (Extended interview)Oct 14, 2011 | 28:28White Coat Black Art "The Emperor of All Maladies" with author Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee (Extended interview) Audio
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White Coat Black Art - Unpaid CaregiversNov 19, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Unpaid Caregivers Audio
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White Coat Black Art - Nelson, B.C.'s Dream TeamOct 1, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Nelson, B.C.'s Dream Team Audio
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White Coat Black Art - Consequences of PrivacyJan 7, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Consequences of Privacy Audio
White Coat Black Art Consequences of Privacy Jan 7, 2011 | 27:30This week the consequences of privacy. We look at how privacy rules may make it more difficult for doctors to care for you in an emergency. You'll also hear a woman's battle against the health privacy bureaucracy. She tried to find her mother after she was put in a nursing home by her estranged father.
White Coat Black Art - Rebuilding Healthcare in NewfoundlandJan 21, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Rebuilding Healthcare in Newfoundland Audio
White Coat Black Art Rebuilding Healthcare in Newfoundland Jan 21, 2011 | 27:30When Vickie Kaminski was hired back in 2009 as CEO of Eastern Health in Newfoundland and Labrador, she had a big mess to clean up. Errors in breast cancer testing led to hundreds of patients not receiving the cancer treatment they should have. And lab errors resulted in patients receiving the wrong dose of some drugs. Dr. Brian Goldman speaks with Vickie Kaminski about rebuilding morale among health care workers and trust among Newfoundlanders.

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