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221.616.01 ETHICS OF PUBLIC HEALTH PRACTICE IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

Department:
International Health
Term:
4th term
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Monday,  1:30 - 3:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Maria Merritt
Course Instructor:

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Description:

Provides a forum for discussion and deliberation about ethical issues in the practice of public health (including the conduct of research) in developing countries. Equips students to identify and analyze critical ethical issues and to consider systematically the ethical responsibilities of all parties involved.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify critical ethical issues in the practice of public health (including research) in developing countries
  2. Consider systematically the ethical responsibilities of all parties involved in public health practice in developing countries
  3. Identify resources that may assist in the Discussing and use of key ethical concepts in public health practice
  4. Analyze case examples that call for the application of key ethical concepts to developing-country contexts
Methods of Assessment:
Student evaluation is based on attendance, a small-group presentation, and a paper.
Enrollment Restriction:
No undergraduates
Instructor Consent:
No consent required