2017-18 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 17, 2019  
2017-18 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HCA525: Ethics for Health Professionals

3 Credit(s)
Students explore the current and recurring ethical issues facing health professionals in today’s health care environment. Topics include the right to refuse treatment, the right to die, physician-assisted death, organ donation, resource allocation, and issues related to health care reimbursement and administration, such as cost containment and quality assurance. Other topics include informed consent, confidentiality, autonomy, nutrition and hydration, professional codes, the Human Genome Project and cloning. Traditional theories of ethics as well as decision making models are also examined. Available online.



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