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.
Nov 19, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Unpaid Caregivers Audio
White Coat Black Art Unpaid Caregivers Nov 19, 2011 | 27:30Alongside many aging seniors is a partner, a middle-aged child, a friend or even a neighbor -- taking them to appointments, advocating for them and sometimes providing personal care. This week, we look at these unpaid caregivers.
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."
Mar 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.
May 28, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Diseases That Get No Respect (May 2011 Encore) Audio
White Coat Black Art Diseases That Get No Respect (May 2011 Encore) May 28, 2011 | 27:30This week: diseases that get no respect. People who suffer with conditions like chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia have lots of symptoms, so why do many of those patients feel that their doctors fail to recognize they have a disease? We'll also share your response to our recent show about hospital parking.
Jan 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.