May 17, 2022  
2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHIL 215 - Ethics and Policy in Healthcare IV

1 credits

NURS 272 - Advanced Nursing Concepts 2 .

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 fourth course of five.

Theory Hours
1 theory hour.

Course Outcomes
  • Apply basic ethical principles to an ethical issue
  • Analyze the impact that sociocultural factors have on ethical decision making by nursing personnel
  • Identify an ethical dilemma in the clinical setting
  • Discuss current ethical issues in health care and possible solutions
  • Evaluate the ethical implications of current healthcare related legislation
  • Analyze the ethical and legal issues involved in safe delegation of patient care tasks in healthcare

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