PHL207 Ethical Issues in Aging
Applies various ethical principles and critical frameworks to ethical issues and dilemmas that arise in working with older people in a variety of settings. Utilizes an interdisciplinary approach to investigating ethical issues and engaging in well-reasoned ethical discussions regarding matters of aging in order to become more proficient in ethical decision making. Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit available. (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide ).
Distance Education: Web Course Information
- From the Instructor:
- COURSE OUTCOMES: Explain how societys views of aging impact ethical decisions made and policies created in order to analyze and resolve moral dilemmas associated with work with and for older adults. Compare a variety of ethical issues related to aging from both a traditional ethics perspective and a critical ethics perspective in order to understand and successfully collaborate with professionals and other diverse stakeholders. Investigate traditional meanings of autonomy in comparison to relational autonomy in order to facilitate better understanding and more ethical treatment of older adults. Identify and explain the moral issues that arise in healthcare and social service settings in which older adults are involved in order to effectively contribute to programs, policies and social change strategies that impact the lives of older adults. Explore and analyze ways in which cultural, geographic, and socioeconomic factors affect the ways people age and perceive the aging process in order to effectively work with and for elders and other stakeholders. _______________________________________ NO TEXT BOOKS for Winter 2014. Supplemental readings will be offered free of charge in class.
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Instructor: John A Holmes
Tuition: credit Fees: $20.00
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