Category Health Education

Ethics Quality Improvement: Leading Change for Better Care

Angel Petropanagos, Paula Chidwick, and Jill Oliver explain how clinical ethics can respond to emerging challenges in our health system by utilizing quality improvement methodologies and change management concepts.  

Can Nurse Practitioners mention MAiD to patients?

Jocelyn Downie suggests that nurse practitioners can and should initiate discussions about medical assistance in dying with patients for whom it may be an option.

Pornography as a Public Health Issue

Jacqueline Gahagan advocates for a national sexual health promotion strategy.

Let’s Talk About Wishes, Values, and Beliefs

Angel Petropanagos reflects on her experiences asking dialysis outpatients questions about healthcare wishes, values, and beliefs.

“Wine O’ Clock:” Alcohol and Gender Norms

Samantha Brennan critiques the ‘feminist-friendly’ framing of wine consumption and suggests that not all rejections of gender norms are good for women.