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GEND 467 Ethics in Professional Healthcare

This course covers contemporary concepts and fundamental values in moral, ethical, and professional decision-making. Through case analysis, the course covers topics such as professional client relations, confidentiality, professional dissent, and professional virtue in a professional setting. The course examines contemporary professional and clinical ethics issues that influence a professional practice discipline, and to a lesser degree, it introduces the student to ethical issues at the organizational level in health care. The relationships between ethical and legal principles are also examined. Various models of ethical decision-making are explored as the student applies these frameworks to resolve ethical dilemmas. The student will also examine the role of professional codes of ethics and the legal standards that influence ethical professional practice.

Course ID: GEND 467

Semester Hours: 3

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