Aug 18, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

HEPR 400 - Health Care Ethics

Credits: Three (3)
Prerequisite: HEPR-107
This course provides an overview of the discipline of ethics in the healthcare context. Ethical theories and approaches are studied, followed by an exploration of general bioethics issues. The course then proceeds into a more specific focus on ethical issues that will face the individual health care practitioner. The goal of this course is to provide the basic ethical tools necessary for recognizing ethical issues and working toward the resolution of ethical problems.
Self-awareness tools, case studies, and exams and assignments that emphasize analysis and application will be used to facilitate the development of the ethical dimension of the students growth as competent and caring health care professionals.