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2012-2013 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
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HA 355 - Ethics in Health Care

Addresses the application of ethics to various components of the health care delivery system, including health care providers as well as administration in institutions. It discusses codes of ethics and handling of ethical problems.

Prerequisites & Notes
HA 205 or LTC 210.

Assignment Overview
Assignments: 4 Units

Interactivity: Discussion Board

Final Assessment: Final Research Paper

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following:

  • Explain the theories and principles relevant to health care ethics.
  • Identify and discuss the ethical issues inherent in the provision of individual health care, including the evolving responses to new ethical problems.
  • Apply ethical theories and principles to health care problems facing the health services administrator and the structures of organizational governance.
  • Recognize, discuss, and analyze critical ethical issues in health care delivery within our society.
  • Analyze and articulate reasoned approaches to resolve ethical concerns in health care delivery.

Credits: 3

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