2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Sep 24, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HCA350: Health Care & Medical Ethics

3 Credit(s)
Prerequisite(s): PHL220 ; BIO110  (or BIO105  and BIO106 ).
This course provides the philosophical, theological and historical foundations for ethical decision-making and policy setting in health care and medicine. It includes the discussion of bioethical issues such as organ transplantation, end-of-life, human experimentation, abortion, treatment of mentally incompetent patients and genetic testing. As well, it will address professional behaviors of health care professionals and administrators, including competency, confidentiality, truthfulness and bias. The roles and responsibilities of institutional ethic committees and review boards will also be covered.