Ethical Issues in Health Sciences   [Archived Catalog]
2012-2013 Catalog [Aug. 2012-Aug. 2013]

HSC 4652 - Ethical Issues in Health Sciences

This course will focus on the ethical issues that affect interdisciplinary health care/biomedical research and health care/biomedical practices. Students will be introduced to the ethical issues encountered in health care and biomedical settings as they specifically relate to health care delivery, in health professions, health education and biomedical research. Policy and ethical decision making will be investigated. Case studies will be integrated within the course to enhance critical thinking, communications, ethical decision making, and to foster an interdisciplinary approaches to addressing health and biomedical issues.
Prerequisites: Junior-level status.
Degrees Offered: B.S.

Credit Hours:3. 
Contact Hours: 3.