HEALTH, LAW AND ETHICS
Session
Full Term Session
Class Number
22374
Career
Undergraduate
Dates
1/19/2021 - 5/1/2021
Units
3 units
Grading
LG/SNC Elective Basis
Description
This course addresses legal and ethical issues encountered by health care practitioners as well as those working in health care management and public health. Strong emphasis is placed on legal and ethical issues that occur within the realm of direct patient care. Topics include, but are not limited to: advance directives, decision making capacity, informed consent, organ donation, end of life decision making, surrogate decision making, and confidentiality. Students will be able to articulate common health care ethics principles, theories, methodology, laws, and concepts and use the same to analyze health care ethics cases. Students will also develop concrete logical arguments in support of a chosen ethical stance.
Class Attributes
Online
Undergraduate Global Health
Class Notes

This is a CGS web course delivered entirely online through the CANVAS learning management system (LMS). The course consists of a combination of online and off-line activities and participation in asynchronous and/or synchronous meetings and discussions. Online interaction is required each week as outlined in the class syllabus and schedule. Students must have reliable internet access to take this course. Students complete the course requirements within one term and move through the course materials as a cohort.

The planned operational modality for this class is REMOTE. For more information please visit http://www.provost.pitt.edu/students/student-success-flexpitt/flex-pitt-guarded-risk-posture-all-students-remote/

Class Details
Instructor(s)
Cynthia McCarthy
Meets
TBA
Meeting Dates
01/19/2021 - 05/01/2021
Room
WEB Based Class
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Location
Pittsburgh Campus
Components
Lecture Required
Textbooks/Materials
Textbooks to be determined
Enrollment Restrictions
College of General Studies
Available Seats: 0
Class Availability
Status
Closed
Seats Taken
20
Seats Open
0
Class Capacity
20
Unrestricted Seats
0
Restricted Seats
0
Wait List Total
0
Wait List Capacity
20