White Coat Black Art | Dec 24, 2011 | 27:30

Inspired to Heal

On this holiday edition of the show, stories about how doctors were inspired to take the career path they chose.

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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 - Healthy SkepticismApr 30, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Healthy Skepticism Audio
White Coat Black Art Healthy Skepticism Apr 30, 2011 | 27:30This week, why it's healthy to be skeptical. We'll give you some reasons why you should take what people in white coats say with a grain of salt.
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 - 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 - 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 - Generation Rx - Part 1Dec 27, 2011 | 24:00White Coat Black Art Generation Rx - Part 1 Audio
White Coat Black Art Generation Rx - Part 1 Dec 27, 2011 | 24:00Prescription 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 - 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 - To Err is Medicine - Part 2May 23, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art To Err is Medicine - Part 2 Audio
White Coat Black Art To Err is Medicine - Part 2 May 23, 2011 | 27:30This is the second part of our special townhall on medical errors. Host Dr. Brian Goldman and a panel of experts share their worst medical errors, and discuss how to make the system safer for patients.
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 - Candidates Respond to Healthcare Questions & the Impact the Federal Election Will HaveApr 16, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Candidates Respond to Healthcare Questions & the Impact the Federal Election Will Have Audio
White Coat Black Art Candidates Respond to Healthcare Questions & the Impact the Federal Election Will Have Apr 16, 2011 | 27:30On this week's show, candidates from the Conservative party, Liberal party and the NDP respond to your questions about health care. Host Dr. Brian Goldman also speaks with Dr. Jeff Turnbull, head of the Canadian Medical Association about why this election occurs at a momentous time in the ongoing debate over medicare.
White Coat Black Art - Diseases That Get No Respect (May 2011 Encore)Nov 26, 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) Nov 26, 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.
White Coat Black Art - Inspired to HealDec 24, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Inspired to Heal Audio
White Coat Black Art Inspired to Heal Dec 24, 2011 | 27:30On this holiday edition of the show, stories about how doctors were inspired to take the career path they chose.
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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