Ethics Teaching and Learning: How Can Dying Be Healthy?


Dr Helen Stanton Chapple joins Ethics Talk to talk about teaching health professions students and trainees about acknowledging and realizing dying in a healthy way.

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Helen Stanton Chapple, PhD, RN, MSN, MA is a professor at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, who teaches online in the Master of Science in Bioethics Program. Her 20 years as a bedside nurse included oncology, hospice, research, and intensive care unit nursing. Her current research interests include dying persons as an unrepresented population, US racial history and the pandemic, the relation between solidarity and autonomy, and the correlation between terror management theory and group status threat among White persons in the United States. She authored No Place for Dying: Hospitals and the Ideology of Rescue (Routledge, 2016) and, with Heather L. Servaty-Seib, co-edited the third edition of The Handbook of Thanatology: The Essential Body of Knowledge for the Study of Death, Dying, and Bereavement (Association for Death Education and Counseling, 2021). 

Recorded September 28, 2022.


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