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306.841.01 SS/R:INTRODUCTION TO BIOETHICS IN PUBLIC HEALTH PRACTICE AND RESEARCH

Term: Summer term
Credits: 1 credits
Contact: Nancy Kass
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014
Course Instructors:
Description:

Introduces MPH students to the basic principles and frameworks for research and public health ethics as well as concepts in professional and research integrity as a public health professional. Explores both domestic and global health examples. Focuses on introductory material on public health ethics, research ethics, and professional integrity.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Understand the principles and frameworks of bioethics, public health ethics, and research ethics
apply the principles and frameworks of bioethics to real cases in public health practice and public health research
consider what challenges exist to professional integrity and to appreciate the norms and requirements of the responsible conduct of public health practice and research

Methods of Assessment: A written case study analysis
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tue 08/13/2013 - Thu 08/22/2013
  • August 13, August 20 and August 22 with a 2 hour lab TBA

  • Tuesday 9:00 - 10:50
  • Thursday 9:00 - 10:50
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Enrollment Maximum: 250
Enrollment Restriction: undergraduate students are not permitted in this course
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Pass/Fail
Frequency Schedule: One Year Only
Next Offered: 2014-2015