Anything from an afternoon to a couple of days or more on the full range of topics in ethics in health care.  Target audiences range from the general community, to health care providers, ethics committee members and organizational Boards of Directors.

Sample Agenda

For Canadian Association of Health Care Leaders

Title:  Ethics in Healthcare – Bridging Policy and Practice

From bedside to boardrooms; hospitals to community care; acute to palliative care – Ethical decisions throughout the continuum of care impact resource allocation, strategic directions and accountabilities.

Whether a student, institutional administrator, clinician, public health official, or a Director on a health care board, this must-attend event with well-respected ethicist Dr. Rob Butcher will discuss ethics decision-making frameworks that will guide you through the toughest of decisions.


10:00 – 11:00           Intro to Ethics in Health Care Setting
Dr. Butcher with include examples of ethical challenges and situations.

11:00 – 12:00           Ethics Decision-Making Frameworks
How they work.  How they don’t work.  How you are supposed to use them.  Participants work through sample scenarios utilizing either their own framework, or samples provided, then report on what worked and didn’t with their group exercise.

12:00 – 1:00             Lunch and networking

1:00 – 3:00                End of life care
Join in the discussion that is currently taking place by patients, their families, their care providers, and in the courts for this ethically complex topic.

For Accreditation Canada

Ethics In Action

Two Day Workshop

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