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310.868.51 SS/R: INTRODUCTION TO ETHICAL ISSUES IN HEALTH POLICY

Term: Winter I term
Credits: 2 credits
Contact: Pamela Davis
Academic Year: 2012 - 2013
Course Instructor:
Description:

Introduces students to the moral relevance of health and the use of ethics in the assessment of health policy. Acquaints students with a number of theories of justice. Students explore contemporary health care and public health policy issues using the lens of ethical analysis to supplement other approaches to policy analysis.

Learning Objective(s):
This course will prepare you to be able to do the following:
Use ethics as a tool, in the assessment of policy options
Identify and consider ethical issues relevant to health policy development and implementation
Analyze policy options with new-found ethical skills and begin to reason through appropriate courses of action

Methods of Assessment: Class participate 20%, Case Assignment 30%, and a Paper 50%.
Location: Washington, DC
Class Times:
  • Thu 01/10/2013 - Fri 01/11/2013
  • Thursday 9:00 - 5:00
  • Friday 9:00 - 5:00
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Frequency Schedule: One Year Only
Next Offered: 2014-2015