HS 1005 Perspectives on Ethics in Health Care

This is an Area B course that develops key competencies in critical thinking and oral communication through an introduction to ethics in health care. The course includes an online Critical Thinking and Oral Communication (CTOC) component. The course offers an opportunity for students to apply critical thinking skills to ethical issues in health care and to gain experience in developing and presenting original arguments in oral forms. This course reviews the ethics of decision making within America's health care system. Ethical theories will be investigated and medical principles explored. Critical thinking skills will be explored for dealing with facts, concepts, basic principles, and ambiguity within the context of the ethical theories and medical ethical principles.



Lecture Hours

4 hours