NURS 5003 - Ethical Issues in Health Care, 3 Credits



Level: Upper

This hybrid course examines ethical positions arising from the advancement of modern medicine. Emphasis is placed on ethical theories and principles that guide decision-making in healthcare. Critical reasoning skills are used to analyze ethical issues and to help students understand how to make action oriented decisions for controversial healthcare questions. Aspects of inquiry and ways of knowing are explored, relative to selected ethical dilemmas or issues. Students will research and present a case study on an ethical health care issue.