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306.601.01
Introduction to Bioethics in Public Health Practice and Research

Location:
East Baltimore
Term:
Summer term
Department:
Health Policy and Management
Credits:
1 credits
Academic Year:
2020 - 2021
Instruction Method:
TBD
Auditors Allowed:
No
Undergrads Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructors:
Contact:
Jeffrey Kahn
Resources:
Prerequisite:

Undergraduate students are not permitted in this course.

Description:

Introduces 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. Provides introductory material and case discussions on public health ethics and public health research ethics with emphasis on examples from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Distinguish the principles and frameworks of bioethics, public health ethics, and research ethics
  2. Articulate why and how ethics considerations for public health ethics are different from those usually given priority in medical ethics
  3. Apply the principles and frameworks of bioethics to real cases in public health practice and public health research
Methods of Assessment:

This course is evaluated as follows:

  • 50% Participation
  • 50% Written Assignment(s)

Enrollment Restriction:

undergraduate students are not permitted in this course

Instructor Consent:

No consent required