Ethics Resources

CMAJ Bioethics for Clinicians – assorted health care ethics topics

Pamphlets and Process Guides 

Making Health Care Decisions for Someone Else: Acting as a Substitute Decision Maker (SDM): English Arabic Chinese French

Patient and Family Ethics Tool: Help with Ethical Issues: English  French  Arabic  Chinese

Ethics Tool - Ethics Nova Scotia Health: An approach to working through ethical questions

IWK Ethics Tool: A staff guide for addressing ethical issues

Goals of Care - LibGuides at Nova Scotia Health

Informed Choice - LibGuides at Nova Scotia Health

Personal Directives

Personal Health Information

Decision Making Frameworks

Ethics-informed Health Policy Development and Review

Medical Assistance in Dying

Other Resources

Framework for Ethics Nova Scotia Health

Orientation Manual for Ethics Committee members

What is Health Ethics? 

Nova Scotia Health Ethics Network (NSHEN) (this website features a variety of ethics resources (audio, video and written resources)including:

Brief Description of the Canadian Health Care System