National Nursing Framework on Medical Assistance in Dying in Canada

Author(s)Canadian Nurses Association
Filecna-national-nursing-framework-on-maidEng.pdf
Year2017
Description

This document produced by the Canadian Nurses Association, provides a national framework for nurses and nurse practitioners across Canada on Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID). This document provides details on Canadian legislation related to MAID, nursing roles and responsibilities, points of consideration in the process of MAID and specifics on conscientious objection. The framework is meant to be a tool to support and inform nursing practice and the role of the nurse and nurse practitioner around MAID. 


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