HSAM6360-L1 Ethical Issues In Health Serv (Summer 2024)

Course Details

Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account. Visit http://rmu.blackboard.com/ for more information.
Session, Dates: 2 (05/07/2024 - 06/28/2024)
Time: -
Location: Internet/Online
Room: Business School 119
Seats Available: 15 Seats
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course will explore the role of ethics and various ethical theories and issues related to health services administration and health care organizational success in today?s health care environment. It will also describe ethics resources and tools available to healthcare leaders and simulate application of ethical decision-making through case studies and student assignments. The course will focus on recognizing and responding to contemporary ethical topics in health services administration. Weekly learning activities will explore the application of moral reasoning, based on various ethical theories, to issues encountered by health care administrators, policy makers, and clinicians. The course will demonstrate the practical application of philosophy and specifically, moral reasoning to ethical conflicts in health care organizations. Emphasis will be on critical thinking, real-world application, and decision-making in a professional environment. 3 Credits

Course Materials

About the Instructor(s)

Jillian Harrington, Ed.D.
Part-Time Faculty

Scaife Hall 009