Ethics of Health Care Course
Credits: 3 Credits (126 Clock Hours)
Self-paced: 4-month completion deadline.
The 'Ethics of Health Care' course provides an introduction into the ethical considerations inherent in health care practices. As health care decisions become increasingly complex, it's essential to grasp the foundational principles of law, the intricacies of ethics, and the nature of rights. This course meticulously dissects various ethical theories, contextualizing them within pressing health care challenges. From requests for futile care to the implications of genetic testing, students are equipped to navigate the moral dilemmas that professionals encounter in modern health care.
Key course features include:
- In-depth exploration of the four major theories of morality, complete with criticisms and defenses.
- Practical application of ethical principles and theories across a multitude of health care situations.
- Focused objectives at the outset of each chapter to guide student comprehension and reflection.
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Courses are self-paced and supported by qualified faculty. Students work on their reading, assignments, and quizzes on their own time. This flexibility allows students to study while navigating the rest of their busy lives. Our courses and programs have completion deadlines, but beyond that, students can complete the work on their own schedule. Instructors are always available for questions and support. Students are not required to attend any scheduled class meetings.
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Washington Technical Institute is Regionally accredited by the Middle States Association CESS, and licensed by the Minnesota Office of Higher Education as an institution of higher learning