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Ethics and Health Care
This course examines ethical issues arising in the delivery of health care at both the level of the practitioner/client relationship (confidentiality, informed consent, euthanasia, abortion) and at a broader social level (justice and resource allocation, new technologies, professionalization and power). The course will draw on: a) general philosophical analysis of central concepts (good, right, justice, person-hood, autonomy, authority, integrity, health); b) general theoretical perspectives (feminism, "the Biomedical model", Utilitarianism, deontology); and c) student professional education and clinical experience in nursing.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
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*List may not include courses that are on a common table shared between programs.
- Business Technology Management Professionally-Related Table II
- Health Administration
- History Professionally Related - Table IV
- Hospitality and Tourism Management Professionally-Related Table II
- Minor in Ethics
- Minor in Health Services Management
- Minor in Philosophy
- NCL 700 - Nursing Practice I
- Nursing - Collaborative Program
- Nursing - Post-Diploma Degree Completion
- Open Elective Table
- PHL 509 - Bioethics