Abstract

There is a gap between the teaching and practice of clinical ethics. Many students learn bioethics at an undergraduate level in lectures and through tutorials. They may also learn case based ethical reflection; however, discussing ethical issues of real ICU patients and families is a novel form of experiential teaching which engages undergraduate students and helps them see practical and quick consideration in very sick patients. Often ICU patients present complex and difficult ethical dilemmas which can demonstrate real life scenarios that students can relate to when learning in a classroom.

Keywords:      Ethics Teaching, Interprofessionalism, Experiential Learning

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