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PHIL331 Ethics in Health Care

A course in two sections. The first is concerned with the nature of ethics as a philosophical discipline, and with the development of those fundamental principles which guide the moral person in making decisions involving ethical considerations. The second section will concentrate on situations encountered in the field of health care in which ethical decisions must be made, and will endeavor to facilitate the application of the principles through reading, reflection, and discussion. For nursing and gerontology students only: Satisfies Cluster 4 General Education requirement.Students majoring in Allied Health Studies may take PHIL331 for 4 credits. They must register at the Registrar's Office for credit adjustment.