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:
- Learning Objectives: 1. Understand fundamental ethical concepts and the core values that inform work with aging and elderly individuals; 2. Appreciatehow different ways of thinking about ethics impact how an ethical issue or concern is addressed; 3. Understand and discuss the ethical implications of societal and cultural norms about aging and elderly individuals; 4. Identify and discover how to address the ethical problems that arise in different sites ofcare; 5. Discuss the special ethical problems that arise in connection withdementia.
- Course Specific Requirements:
- Course Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores. Required Text: 'Ethics, Aging, and Society: The Critical Turn' by Holstein, Parks, and Waymack. Springer Publishing Co. 2011. ISBN: 978-0-8261-1634-5.
- Web Technical Requirements:
- Please be sure to read the Technical Requirements for this delivery mode.
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- 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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Notes: 8 week course, June 23 - August 16.
Tuition: credit Fees: $20.00
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