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Healthcare Ethics (HCCC 1070)

Total Credits: 0.5
Lecture Credits: 0.5

Description: This module emphasizes the use of sound ethical practices in healthcare. Included are ethical principles and standards as they relate to the care of clients and interactions with peers, colleagues, and team members. Ethical frameworks are provided for discussion on understanding the types of ethical challenges in healthcare and the difficult decisions that need to be made. Must be taken Pass/Fail.

Topical Outline:
1. Ethical principles and standards as they relate to healthcare
2. Types of ethical challenges
3. Examples of different ethical dilemmas and decisions that may impact the lives of those involved

Learning Outcomes:
1. Describe dimension of values as they impact healthcare
2. Describe basic principles of professional relationships
3. Discuss aspects of ethical decision making in healthcare
4. Discuss ethical decision making models applied to healthcare

Prerequisites:  Placement into READ 0200 or ESOL 0052 or completion of READ 0100 or ESOL 0042