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306.655.01 ETHICAL ISSUES IN PUBLIC HEALTH

Term: 4th term
Credits: 3 credits
Contact: Jeff Kahn
Academic Year: 2012 - 2013
Course Instructor:
Description:

Lectures and small group discussions focus on ethical theory and current ethical issues in public health and health policy.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Identify and define moral issues in the context of public health practice
distinguish between a moral issue or argument and other types of issues or arguments
articulate moral arguments for or against public health policies or practices

Methods of Assessment: Student evaluation is based primarily on class participation and a paper evaluating ethical issues in the student's area of public health specialization.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Monday 10:30 - 11:50
  • Wednesday 10:30 - 11:50
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Enrollment Restriction: Undergraduates must obtain permission of instructor to enroll in this class.
Instructor Consent: Consent required for some students

Undergraduates must obtain permission of instructor to register

For consent, contact: jkhan@jhsph.edu
Auditors Allowed: Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail