Oct 20, 2019  
Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019 
    
Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PUBH 6221 - FOUNDATIONS OF PUBLIC HEALTH ETHICS

[1 Credit]
This course will examine public health issues in light of scientific, moral and political considerations including autonomy, individual rights, coercion, justice, community, the common good, the norms of research, and multi-cultural values. The student will obtain a working knowledge ethics of the skills in public health ethics to explain and apply them in the professional life of the public health practitioner including consent, privacy, responsibility to the community, the operations of an internal review board, the rights of the individual. The application of ethics over a range of public health issues will be delivered from an historical perspective from ancient Greece to present.