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Content Author:
K.S. Gautham MD, DM, MS, FAAP
Date: 16 September 2019

In this video, Dr. K. S. Gautham, Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine and Section Head and Chief of Service at The Newborn Center at Texas Children's Hospital, outlines best practices for disclosure, apology, and root cause analysis following adverse events. He also describes

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Date: 13 September 2019

In this video, Dr. Adam DeTora outlines how ethics and the law apply to situations in the NICU. He explains how statutory laws differ from case laws, and presents case studies to show how both kinds of laws influence medical decisions. He also breaks down the role of the parent or caregiver, and

Content Author:
Benjamin Wilfond MD
Date: 5 September 2019

In this video, Dr. Benjamin Wilfond, Director at the Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics, outlines the specific ethical challenges behind research conducted in the NICU. He emphasizes the importance of standardization in research, obtaining informed consent, the eight ethical benchmarks

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Bonnie Arzuaga MD
Date: 18 June 2018

In this video, Dr. Bonnie Arzuaga discusses the ethical controversies around having your child genetically tested, the best interest standard, predictive testing and newborn screenings. 

Initial publication: June 18, 2018.

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Sadath Sayeed MD, JD
Date: 8 June 2018

In this video, Dr. Sadath Sayeed discusses the ethical questions surrounding scarce resource allocation in the ICU setting for both adult and pediatric patients. 

Initial publication: June 8, 2018. 

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Date: 5 June 2018

In this video, Dr. Zeynep Salih discusses legal and moral obligations when dealing with cultural and religious sensitivity of parents and families with sick children in the ICU. 

Initial publication: June 4, 2018. 

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Content Author:
Renee Boss MD
Date: 21 May 2018

In this video, Dr. Renee Boss discusses the ethics around palliative care, death and performing an autopsy on ill children. 

Initial publication: May 21, 2018.

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Content Author:
Cynda Rushton PhD, RN, FAAN
Date: 14 May 2018

In this video, Dr. Cynda Rushton discusses her work on the topic of moral resilience, the six themes involved in moral resilience, and how it is crucial in addressing moral distress.

Initial publication: May 14, 2018. 

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Content Author:
Terry Buchmiller MD, Frances South, Katherine South
Date: 28 June 2017

In this video, a patient, parent and surgeon share their perspectives on the same surgical experience to illustrate how their expectations were successfully aligned. 

Initial publication: June 29, 2017.

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Date: 27 June 2017

In this final video, Dr. Meyer summarizes key learning points from the course and offers five practical tips for better aligning expectations for informed consent. 

Initial publication: June 27, 2017.

Content Author:
Adena Cohen-Bearak MEd, MPH
Date: 26 June 2017

Based on her research project (funded by CRICO-RMF), Dr. Cohen-Bearak highlights key findings on parental experience of informed consent.

Initial publication: June 26, 2017.

Content Author:
Viviane Nasr MD
Date: 23 June 2017

Pediatric Anesthesiologist, Dr. Nasr, discusses ways to better address diversity in communication between patients, families, and providers for informed consent. 

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  1. Tait, Alan R., et al. Parental Recall of Anesthesia Information:
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Date: 23 June 2017

Clinical Psychologist Dr. Cousino outlines findings form her research and that of others to further explain why we need to better align expectations as a key part of the informed consent process.

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  1. Cousino, Melissa, et al.
Content Author:
Marcel Pincince BA, STB
Date: 26 April 2017

In this presentation, filmed at the 2014 Critical Care Canada Forum in Toronto, Ont., Dr. Marcel Pincince discusses philosophies and strategies to help families make decisions about organ donation.

Initial publication: April 26, 2017.

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Content Author:
Theophil Stokes MD
Date: 16 February 2017

In this vignette, Dr. Stokes simulates a scenario focused on the challenges encountered during an antenatal consultation when birth is predicted to occur near the threshold of viability.

Initial publication: February 16, 2017.

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Content Author:
Annie Janvier MD, PhD
Date: 14 February 2017

In this video, Dr. Janvier addresses the ethical approach to how, why, and when to speak with parents when their child is in critical condition in the ICU. 

Initial publication: February 14, 2017.

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Date: 19 November 2016

In this video, Dr. Kathleen Meert, Chief of Critical Care Medicine at Children’s Hospital of Michigan, discusses supporting parental bereavement after the death of a child in the intensive care unit.  

Last reviewed: November 18, 2016.

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Content Author:
Jo Shapiro MD, FACS
Date: 25 October 2016

Dr. Shapiro discusses the importance of disclosure coaches and key principles of disclosure coaching.

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Date: 25 October 2016

Dr. Truog discusses differing patient and family responses to disclosure and why we need to practice for these conversations.

 

Initial publication: September 20, 2016.

Content Author:
Jo Shapiro MD, FACS
Date: 24 October 2016

Jo Shapiro, Director of the Center for Professionalism and Peer Support at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, discusses common emotions experienced by clinicians after errors and adverse events. 

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