Oct 17, 2014 | 27:28White Coat Black Art The Toyota Way Audio
White Coat Black Art The Toyota Way Oct 17, 2014 | 27:28Nearly forty years ago, Toyota adopted an efficiency system they called Toyota Way. Today, people in health care and other industries call it LEAN because it's all about cutting waste. Is it a way for hospitals to better care for patients and save money?
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.
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.
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.