Description
ETHICS AND AGING
This course offers an overview of ethical issues in aging. Early sessions will explore the ethical implications of stereotypes and myths regarding aging. Turning to the context of health care, students will identify and analyze moral dilemmas that arise in the long-term and end-of-life care of older adults. Concepts and topics to be critically examined include: autonomy, dependency, elder abuse, and just resource allocation.
Details
Grading Basis
Grad Letter Grade
Units
3
Component
Lecture - Required
Offering
Course
GERON 2001
Academic Group
UC for Social & Urban Research
Academic Organization
Gerontology
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Enrollment Requirements
PROG: Univ Center Social & Urban Res
Typically Offered
Fall