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Education

  • The Bioethics Education program aims to promote a culture of ethically informed clinical decision-making and high ethical standards of clinical practice through a range of activities including:

    • Professional development for hospital staff through an existing program of bioethics seminars, departmental meetings and grand rounds
    • Formal education through the development of an ethics component for existing education programs for junior medical staff, nursing and allied health staff
    • Input into bioethics, public health and other relevant subjects and programs at the University of Melbourne and in relevant Colleges and institutions

    Departmental Education

    In light of the restrictions imposed relating to COVID-19 containment within the hospital, ethics education sessions are still possible, using Zoom or other technologies. 

    To make enquiries, please contact our Ethics Project Officer, Karen Fellows or book a session  To discuss how education sessions might be delivered, please contact Clare Delany (clare.delany@rch.org.au).

    Journal Club

    In light of the restrictions imposed relating to COVID-19 containment within the hospital, we regretfully advise that all CBC Journal Club meetings are CANCELLED, until further notice. 
     
    We will continue to circulate monthly journal articles for your interest, and encourage you to read them and reflect upon the ethical issues each brings up. We appreciate your understanding, and look forward to reconvening in the not-too-distant future. 

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    Committee Member Training

    Annual ethics training workshops are run for members of the Clinical Ethics Response Group and Clinical Ethics Committee.