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Conscientious Objection to Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD)

Posted by nte on March 28, 2017 in In Print

Petropanagos, A. (2017). 5.3.1 Consientious objection to medical assistance in dying (MAiD). InĀ Section 5: End of Life Care. Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Educational Objectives

  1. Describe the Canadian laws and professional guidelines regarding refusals to participate in the provision of medical assistance in dying (MAiD)
  2. Describe the rights and obligations of physicians who conscientiously object to MAiD
  3. Describe the nature of conscience and of a refusal grounded on conscience
  4. Consider personal, professional, and social values that may inform beliefs surrounding MAiD

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