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.
Oct 11, 2013 | 27:30White Coat Black Art The Drug Shortage (Update) Audio
White Coat Black Art The Drug Shortage (Update) Oct 11, 2013 | 27:30An encore of our 2012 season debut, The Drug Shortage, which recently won a media award from the Canadian Medical Association. That's good news. The bad news is the shortage continues. In this encore/update we revisit the issue and talk solutions.
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.
Sep 29, 2012 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Unemployed Doctors Audio
White Coat Black Art Unemployed Doctors Sep 29, 2012 | 27:30For those of you who can't find a doctor...here's an unbelievable situation: more and more young doctors can't find a job. Brian talks to some newly-minted surgeons about how MD unemployment affects them and you.
Dec 8, 2012 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Realities of the Do Not Resuscitate Order Audio
White Coat Black Art Realities of the Do Not Resuscitate Order Dec 8, 2012 | 27:30DNR is code for 'Do Not Resuscitate', a signed order on your hospital chart not to start CPR if your heart stops or put you on a ventilator if you stop breathing. This week Dr. Brian Goldman looks at how family members respond when doctors ask for a Do Not Resuscitate order on a loved one — and the perspective of doctors and nurses on getting the DNR.
Sep 14, 2013 | 27:29White Coat Black Art Racist Patients Audio
White Coat Black Art Racist Patients Sep 14, 2013 | 27:29White Coat Black Art looks at one of medicine's most uncomfortable secrets: the patients who discriminate against the growing ranks of health professionals who belong to visible minorities and the system that lets those patients get away with it.