ERIC Number: ED237170
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Ethics in Health Care. Syllabus #1006.2.
Fullen, Jim; Coverdale, Edna
A 12-week course in health care ethics offered by Central Ohio Technical College is described. Following a list of objectives, a week by week outline charts the following topics covered in the course: ethics in health, an introduction to ethics, utilitarianism and egoism (goal-based ethical theories), divine command and social law (duty-based ethical theories), categorical imperative and maximum principle (rights-based ethical theories), and situationism and prima facie duties (intuition-based ethical theories). Topics are accompanied by course assignments and interspersed with in-class simulations and case studies in ethical inquiry. The syllabus concludes with explanations of course requirements and grading criteria. (LP)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Central Ohio Technical Coll., Newark.