This course identifies ethical issues in health care. It is designed to encourage students to clarify their personal ethic with regard to health care issues. The various responsibilities involving the management of populations whose ethics may be divergent are identified.
Determine future ethical issues in the rapidly changing health care environment.
Biomedical Ethical Issues
Describe current biomedical ethical issues in health care.
Identify ethical issues that are related to medical consent.
Describe the ethical impact of historical biomedical events on the health care industry.
Administrative Ethical Issues
Explain the managerial responsibilities related to administrative ethical issues.
Identify the roles of institutional compliance and ethics committees.
Describe the impact of administrative ethical issues in the health care environment.
Application of Ethics Within Individual Organizations
Recognize the role and importance of ethical values within an organization.
Explain the relationship between an organization’s culture and ethical decision-making.
Describe ethical principles used in health care organizations.
Ethical Theories, Principles, and Concepts
Describe problem-solving methodologies.
Identify major ethical theories and principles.
Differentiate between legal and ethical issues.
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