Description
REHABILITATION ETHICS
This course explores ethical issues of: human value development, decision making, basic principles of health care, the nature of rights, confidentiality and management of health care information, professional gate keeping as a function of role fidelity, autonomy and paternalism, justice and the allocation of scarce resources, withholding and withdrawing life support, euthanasia, abortion, AIDS and health care practice, genetic science, and trans-cultural health. Students will work in teams to create presentations from these various topics for their colleagues. This is a highly interactive program of instruction and requires student be actively engaged in the learning process.
Details
Grading Basis
Letter Grade
Units
2
Component
Lecture - Required
Offering
Course
REHSCI 1230
Academic Group
Sch of Hlth & Rehab Scs
Academic Organization
Physical Therapy
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Enrollment Requirements
PLAN: Rehabilitation Science (BS, BSH, BPH)
Typically Offered
Fall