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PHL207 Ethical Issues in Aging

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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

CRN 30541

From the Instructor:
Starting with a foundation in traditional ethical theory, this course involves a critical analysis of traditional and contemporary moral values relating to the treatment of the elderly. Class discussions will focus on case studies based on practical everyday issues confronted by physicians, hospitals, social workers and personal care-givers. The text: Ethics, Aging, and Society, by Holstein, Parks and Waymack, is the most recent publication dealing with ethics and gerontology. It challenges traditional approaches to ethics and opens avenues for creative problem-solving.
Course Specific Requirements:
This course requires a good level of reading comprehension and writing ability. Text: Ethics, Aging and Society by Holstein, Parks and Waymack Springer Publishing ISBN: 978-082611634-5
Web Technical Requirements:
Please be sure to read the Technical Requirements for this delivery mode.
Students with Disabilities:
Students with disabilities should notify their instructor if accommodations are needed to take this class. For information about technologies that help people with disabilities in taking Web based distance learning classes please visit the Office for Students with Disabilities website.
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  CRN Campus / Bldg / Rm Time Days Dates
WEB » 30541 - 23-Jun-2014 thru 30-Aug-2014
Instructor: Chris L Cayton
Notes: 10 weeks, June 23 - August 30.
Tuition: credit Fees: $20.00
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