A week of rain, a gust of wind: narrative ethics and the teachable moment

Workman, Stephen; Hubert, John; Byers, Robert; Jaggi, Ricky; Jantz, Andrea
May 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/9/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 10, p1453
Academic Journal
Presents a reflective dialogue which occurred in the context of the final clinical encounter in the clinical skills program of year 2 at Dalhousie Medical School involving volunteer patient Robert Byers, medical students Andrea Lantz and Ricky Jaggi, and physician Stephen Workman, who supervised the clinical encounter. Information on normative ethics study; Significance of the ethical landscape of each clinical encounter; Life changing event experienced by Byers and its impact on the medical staff.


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