HS 210

Ethics and Professionalism in Health Care

Provides an overview of theoretical and practical ethics with an emphasis on bioethics, while investigating medical professions and expectations. Students will discuss major ethical theories and their assumptions, analyze common modern beliefs about ethics, use moral reasoning to address specific situations including academic and professional, write clearly and effectively about ethical dilemmas, and practice applied bioethical decision-making related to historic and current issues related to medicine, research, and health. Topics related to health care professions may include career explorations and presentations, characteristics and expectations for academic and professional success, admission process timelines, recommendations, community service, interviewing techniques, qualifying exams, and transitioning from student to professional.