November 1, 2019

A Distraught Man Asked a Nurse Friend to Help Him Die, Prosecutors Say. Now She’s Charged with Murder.

(The Washington Post) – “California’s right to die law strictly governs the conditions under which terminally ill adult patients with the capacity to make medical decisions can be prescribed an aid-in-dying medication,” Spitzer said in a statement. “That was not … Read More

September 27, 2019

Why People Choose Medically Assisted Death Revealed Through Conversations with Nurses

(The Conversation) – Current legislation guards the right of health-care providers to conscientiously object to participation in MAiD. Nurses who do conscientiously object have a professional obligation to inform their employers of that objection, to report requests for MAiD, and … Read More

September 16, 2019

A New Edition of Nursing Ethics Is Now Available

Nursing Ethics (vol. 25, no. 8, 2018) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Nurses’ Moral Experiences of Assisted Death: A Meta-Synthesis of Qualitative Research” by James Elmore, David Kenneth Wright, and Maude Paradis “Meaning in Life of Older … Read More

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