22 episodes

Essential Ethics, from the Children's Bioethics Centre at The Royal Children's Hospital (Melbourne, Australia) presents discussion of challenging cases that come up when treating children. Hear the most up-to-date thinking and draw knowledge from the ethics toolkit. After a decade or more of experience our team of world-recognised ethicists take on the hardest cases. Essential Ethics is informative, interesting and always relevant. Hosted by Professor John Massie, a clinician and bioethicist at The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne.

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Essential Ethics, from the Children's Bioethics Centre at The Royal Children's Hospital (Melbourne, Australia) presents discussion of challenging cases that come up when treating children. Hear the most up-to-date thinking and draw knowledge from the ethics toolkit. After a decade or more of experience our team of world-recognised ethicists take on the hardest cases. Essential Ethics is informative, interesting and always relevant. Hosted by Professor John Massie, a clinician and bioethicist at The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne.

    The Ethics Toolkit - Patient and Family Centred Care

    The Ethics Toolkit - Patient and Family Centred Care

    The Ethics Toolkit is a series within Essential Ethics designed to give clinicians a clear understanding of the tools that bioethicists use to think through complex problems. In this episode we explore the ethical foundations of child and family centred care. The conversation considers the obligations of healthcare providers to involve patients and families in their own healthcare and in designing healthcare systems. Host, Prof John Massie, is joined by: Prof Catherine Crock AM, physician at The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne (RCH), Co-founder of the Hush Foundation and Gathering of Kindness; and Prof Lynn Gillam, Academic Director of the RCH Children's Bioethics Centre and Professor, University of Melbourne School of Population and Global Health.

    • 45 min
    The Ethics Toolkit - Shared Decision Making

    The Ethics Toolkit - Shared Decision Making

    The Ethics Toolkit is a series within Essential Ethics designed to give clinicians a clear understanding of the tools that bioethicists use to think through complex problems. In this episode we discuss what shared decision-making means and consider the ethical principles that underpin it. We then consider how this should include children and adolescents as emerging decision-makers. Host, Prof John Massie, is joined by Dr Giuliana Antolovich, Paediatrician with Developmental Medicine at The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne (RCH), and Prof Clare Delany, Senior Ethicist with the Children's Bioethics Centre at RCH and Professor at the University of Melbourne School of Population and Global Health.

    • 38 min
    The Ethics Toolkit - The Zone of Parental Discretion

    The Ethics Toolkit - The Zone of Parental Discretion

    The Ethics Toolkit is a series within Essential Ethics designed to give clinicians a clear understanding of the tools that bioethicists use to think through complex problems. This episode looks at the Zone of Parental Discretion (ZPD) which is a protected space in which parents can make medical decisions for their children that may not be optimal (best interests) but are not substantially harmful (Harm Principle) to the interests of their child. It recognises parents as natural, and legal, decision-makers for their children and acts to preserve the parent-child-doctor relationship. Host: Prof John Massie, Clinical Director, Children's Bioethics Centre, RCH. Guest: Prof Lynn Gillam, Academic Director, Children's Bioethics Centre, RCH, and Professor, University of Melbourne School of Population and Global Health.

    • 40 min
    The Ethics Toolkit - The Harm Principle

    The Ethics Toolkit - The Harm Principle

    The Ethics Toolkit is a series within Essential Ethics designed to give clinicians a clear understanding of the tools that bioethicists use to think through complex problems. In this episode Prof Doug Diekema explains the origins of the Harm Principle and how it sets a threshold for state intervention when children risk being harmed. Prof Diekema outlines the necessary conditions that must be met under the Harm Principle. Host: Prof John Massie, Clinical Director, Children's Bioethics Centre, RCH.
    Guest: Prof Doug Diekema, Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics, University of Washington.

    • 38 min
    The Ethics Toolkit - Beyond Principles: other ways to consider bioethics

    The Ethics Toolkit - Beyond Principles: other ways to consider bioethics

    The Ethics Toolkit is a series within Essential Ethics designed to give clinicians a clear understanding of the tools that bioethicists use to think through complex problems. This episode examines different ways to consider bioethics, beyond the commonly used framework of the four principles. Virtue ethics, consequentialism and rule-based ethics all get a road test to see how they might add value to bioethical discourse in various situations. Host: Prof John Massie, Clinical Director, Children's Bioethics Centre. Guest: Dr Ros McDougall, Senior Lecturer, University of Melbourne School of Population and Global Health.

    • 29 min
    The Ethics Toolkit - Principles

    The Ethics Toolkit - Principles

    The Ethics Toolkit is a series within Essential Ethics designed to give clinicians a clear understanding of the tools that bioethicists use to think through complex problems. In this episode we explore the origin of the four principles of bioethics, namely, respect for autonomy, beneficence, non-maleficence and justice. The four principles provide an easy framework for ethical analysis and have gained prominence as the main framework that is used for clinical ethics consultation. Host: Prof John Massie, Clinical Director, Children's Bioethics Centre. Guest: Prof Lynn Gillam: Academic Director, RCH Children's Bioethics Centre and Professor, University of Melbourne School of Population and Global Health.

    • 37 min

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Critical decision making so beautifully explained.

Fantastic insight in how critical decisions are made in the medical field. So relevant to what the world is going through. Loved your pandemic episode

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