Ethical Leadership in Health Care

Course Information

Course Code

ETHL110

Instruction Method

Online – login information will be emailed on the course start date

Fee

Domestic: $799 International: $1042

Length

12 weeks – 4.8 CEU

Instructor(s)

Lori Boyd

Learner Outcomes

1. Differentiate between the two major ethical theories found in Western culture

2. Compare tools for ethical analysis used in clinical practice

3. Identify and critically discuss ethical issues that may arise in the healthcare environment

4. Prepare an analysis of a case study presenting an ethical dilemma in clinical practice

Course Objectives

This course will assist health care practitioners to identify, analyze and resolve ethical issues that arise in health care. The course will begin with a theoretical foundation and then utilize tools for decision-making in clinical practice. The course will use a case study approach to illustrate and address the relevant issues. Topics that will be considered include autonomy, disclosure and consent to treatment, confidentiality, capacity, resource allocation, research ethics and cultural issues in health care.

This is a required course for the Leadership in Health Care Certificate Program

It concentrates on the below modules:

  1. Ethical Theory
  2. Consent to Treatment
  3. Confidentiality and Disclosure
  4. Professionalism
  5. Resource Allocation and Ethical Decision-making

Evaluation Method

Discussion boards, Group case analysis, Individual case analysis

Intended For

Healthcare professionals interested in leadership


Note:

Ethical Leadership in Health Care is part of the Leadership in Health Care Certificate Program.

Text Book

Not required

Certificate Program

Leadership In Health Care Certificate Program

Topics Covered

• Values clarification
• Ethical resources allocation
• Transparency in process
• Inclusive leadership
• Building trust in organizations and setting ethical priorities

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