Jan 18, 2022  
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PHIL 114 - Ethics and Policy in Healthcare I


1 credits

Prerequisites
Acceptance to the Nursing Program.

Corequisites
NURS 171 Nursing Concepts 1 .

Explores values, ethics and legal decision-making frameworks and policies used to support the well-being of people and groups within the context of the healthcare professions. This course is presented in a series that builds on the previous course content from introductory concepts to analysis of complex ethical health care issues. This course is embedded into the nursing core courses in an integrated format. This is the first course of five.

Theory Hours
1 theory hour.

Course Outcomes
  • Explain how an ethic of care influences nurses’ decision-making
  • Discuss the role of ethics in professional nursing
  • Examine and clarify client/patient & personal values
  • Explain a nursing perspective in ethics
  • Discuss contemporary ethical issues
  • Understand basic terminology in health ethics




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