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College of Extended Learning

Health Care Ethics

Subject Course No. Credit Value
Philosophy PHIL 3203 Three (3) credit hours

This course provides an introduction to ethical theory and its application to contemporary issues in bio-ethics. There are seven units in the course, which are: Ethical Theory, Relationships in Health Care, Consent, Abortion, Euthanasia, Scarce Medical Resources, and Acquiring and Distributing Body Parts.

Instructor: Robert Larmer (please contact the instructor if you need an up-to-date syllabus)
Prerequisite: None

Why take this course?

  • Students will be able to express the basic tenets of major ethical theories and be competent to discuss the strengths and weaknesses of these theories.
  • Students become familiar with major ethical issues in contemporary bioethics and are able to engage critically with the material in areas of bioethics.

Course details

Students have six months from the registration date to complete the course. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date.

Assignments and examinations

  • 3 x Quizzes (worth 25% each)
  • 1 x Final Assignment (worth 25%)

All mid-term exams and final exams for online courses will be invigilated at an approved time and location. Please refer to the Online Exam Request Form

Fees and payments

Online courses are subject to an additional $100 non-refundable/non-transferable online fee per course For more information on fees and methods of payment, please click here.

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If you have previously registered in this online course and wish to register again, please contact us at 453-4646 to complete the registration process.

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