Undergraduate Catalog

PHI 290 Ethics and Health Care

This course is an introduction to the field of medical ethics and the kinds of decisions individuals and families make about health care and treatment options. Students will look at current issues such as kinds of treatment and their effects, allocation of health care resources, ethical issues of health care professionals, managed care decisions, and end of life decisions. Students will apply philosophical theories of ethics to these issues and develop perspectives on health care decision making.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

Prerequisites: GSR 150 or the equivalent

Distribution

Undergraduate