PHIL 221 Health Care Ethics

This course is designed to familiarize students with the kinds of ethical situations and questions they can expect to encounter as health care professionals, and to provide students with skills and information to enable them to make competent ethical decisions in clinical situations. Topics will include practitioner-patient relationships, treatment and informed consent, confidentiality, end-of-life choices, intraprofessional and interprofessional conflicts, and business concerns and conflicts. Intended primarily for students pursuing careers in health care and related fields, the course is open to all who are interested in the subject.




C3, GE