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2018 - 2019 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog 
2018 - 2019 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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HA 355 - Ethics in Health Administration

Focuses on developing an understanding of the ethical theories and principles found in the everyday practice of health care. This is known as normative ethics. Emphasis is placed on the identification, analysis, and application of ethical principles and theories in health care delivery settings.

Prerequisites & Notes
HA 205 or LTC 210

Assignment Overview
Term-based with 12 weekly lessons and a final

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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