Forum Posts by
Pageen Manolis Small
- Teaching Ethics to Adolescents
Posted on July 15, 2019
I have been leading a weekly ethics class for middle- and early-high school-aged youth. My preconceived assumptions about the abilities of adolescents to discuss bioethics issues have been dispelled by the depth and nuance of their insights.
- Improving Ethics at the Bedside
Posted on January 2, 2018
It’s one o’clock in the morning in the pediatric intensive care unit. A 16-year-old patient tells his nurse that he disagrees with the medical treatment plan that was agreed to by his parents. While he is legally a minor, he may have the capacity to make his own medical decisions. He is scheduled for surgery… Read more