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.
Application of Ethics within Individual Organizations
Describe the elements of an organization's culture and their influence on ethical decisions.
Identify values and principles that health care organizations utilize in developing their mission statements and philosophies.
Analyze the role of an ethical code and the importance of the enforcement process.
Apply ethical theories and principles to health care situations.
Ethical Theories, Principles, and Concepts
Identify problem-solving methodology components.
Identify and describe major ethical theories and principles.
Differentiate the distinction between legal and ethical issues.
Emerging Ethical Issues
Analyze emerging future ethical issues brought about by the rapidly changing health care environment.
Integrate ethical theories and principles into a health care setting.
Biomedical Ethical Issues
Examine some current biomedical ethical issues.
Analyze the history of biomedical ethical issues and the impact on the current health care environment.
Administrative Ethical Issues
Describe management's responsibilities when dealing with administrative ethical issues.
Identify the roles of institutional compliance and ethics committees and review boards.
Analyze the history of administrative ethical issues and their impact on the current health care environment.
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