Course curriculum

  • 1

    Module 1: Introduction to Euthanasia & Assisted Suicide

    • Syllabus

    • Conversation: Establishing Language Parameters

    • What is the Situation in Canada?: "Euthanasia in Canada: A Cautionary Tale" article by Leiva et al (p 17)

  • 2

    Module 2: Finding Common Ground

    • Finding Common Ground: 3 Scenarios

    • Finding Common Ground: Scenario 1: Autonomy

    • Finding Common Ground: Scenario 2: Suffering

    • Finding Common Ground: Scenario 3: Policy

  • 3

    Module 3: MAiD and Mental Illness

    • "First, Do No Harm" article by M Komrad

    • "MAiD and Mental Illness" 2019 Conference Video by N Fernandes

    • "A National Survey of Canadian Psychiatrists’ Attitudes toward Medical Assistance in Death" article by Rousseau et al

    • "Why psychiatrists should oppose euthanasia for their patients" video by M Komrad

    • Module 3 Assessment: Reflection Piece

  • 4

    Module 4: MAiD and Disabilities

    • "Dr. Catherine Frazee – Justice Committee Parliamentary Hearing" video

    • "Disability, Constructed Vulnerability, and Socially Conscious Palliative Care" article by CJ Gill

    • "Failing People with Disabilities " report by Advisors to the Vulnerable Persons Standard

    • "No, We Don't Think Our Doctors Are Out to Get Us" article by CJ Gill

    • Module 4 Assessment: Reflection Piece

  • 5

    Module 5: Apologetics

    • "Talking About Assisted Suicide with Clarity and Compassion" CPL 2019 conference video by S Gray Connors

    • "How to Change Hearts and Minds on Assisted Suicide" CPL 2018 conference video by J Van Maren and B Alleyne

    • Module 5 Assessment: Reflection Piece

  • 6

    Euthanasia & Assisted Suicide 101 Course Conclusion

    • Euthanasia & Assisted Suicide 101 Bibliography

    • Continue to Euthanasia & Assisted Suicide 102