Introduction to Bioethics

HLT POL X 407.7
Designed for future patient advocates, this course provides an overview of ethical and moral questions that arise in the practice of patient advocacy as related to medical treatment and scientific research.
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What you can learn.

  • Explore issues involving patient, family, and physician rights and responsibilities
  • Approach sensitive and emotionally charged ethical questions such as abortion and reproductive rights
  • Evaluate a variety of options and alternatives in making decisions about patients' health care in a patient-centered mode of practice

About this course:

Patients often are faced with a variety of options and alternatives in making decisions about their health care, particularly as the health care system has evolved to a more patient-centered mode of practice. In their role as educators and liaisons, patient advocates will need a working knowledge of ethical issues involving patient, family, and physician rights and responsibilities. This course provides an overview of the ethical and moral questions that arise in the practice of patient advocacy in relation to medical treatment and scientific research.

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