Oct 22, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog 
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PHIL 216 - Ethics and Policy in Healthcare V

1 credits

PHIL 215 

NURS 273 

Examines some determinants of health and illness including social, psychological, environmental, spiritual, and cultural dimensions across the lifespan and within the context of healthcare. This course is presented in a series that builds on the previous course content from introductory concepts to analysis of complex psychosocial health care issues. This course is embedded into the nursing core courses in an integrated format. This is the final course of five.

Theory Hours
1 theory hour.

Course Outcomes
  • Analyze how Evidence Based Practice and Quality Assurance programs benefit the healthcare consumer
  • Analyze the ethical dilemma that arises from the need for a healthcare organization to contain costs and the possible subsequent effect on patient safety
  • Explore how nursing professional organizations enhance safety and education in healthcare
  • Evaluate the importance of personal professional development and State Continuing Competency Programs for healthcare providers
  • Analyze the roles of various healthcare providers in complex bioethical dilemmas

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