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Introduction to Bioethics (ET1001)


Author(s): Univ. Washington - School of Medicine


Pre-Approved for: ACM, CA BRN, CLCP, CNLCP, CRRN, Delaware BON, Florida BON, RNs


Credit Hours: 8


Course Format

This course is online. All course material is available online and is accessible immediately after purchase from your account homepage.

Course Overview

This course provides a basic introduction to bioethics. We will present various case studies outlining various scenarios in which you could be faced with ethically challenging situations.  

 
Outline
  • Advanced Care Planning
  • Advance Directives
  • Breaking Bad News
  • Complementary Medicine
  • Confidentiality
  • Cross-Cultural Issues & Diverse Beliefs with an Emphasis on Pediatrics 
  • Do Not Resuscitate Orders
  • End of Life Issues
  • Ethics Committees and Ethics Consultation
  • Futility
  • HIV and AIDS
  • Informed Consent
  • Informed Consent in the Operating Room
  • Interdisciplinary Team Issues
  • Law and Ethics
  • Managed Care
  • Maternal-Fetal Conflict
  • Mistakes
  • Neonatal / ICU Issues
  • Parental Decision Making
  • Physician-Assisted Suicide
  • Professionalism
  • Public Health Ethics
  • Research Issues
  • Resource Allocation
  • Spirituality and Medicine
  • Termination of Life-Sustaining Treatment
  • Truth-Telling and Withholding Information
 


Course Objectives

  1. ALL COURSE OBJECTIVES REFER BACK TO THE CODE OF PROFESSIONAL ETHICS FOR REHAB COUNSELORS, CASE MANAGERS, NURSES, SOCIAL WORKERS and LIFE CARE PLANNERS:

    Discuss Advance Care Planning and Advance Directives.

  2. Define the following Ethical Principles (Action Guides):
    1.) Autonomy
    2.) Justice
    3.) Beneficence
    4.) Nonmaleficence

  3. As related to the Code of Professional Ethics, explain the Professional/Patient relationship in terms of:
    1.) The Rules of Veracity
    2.) The Rules of Confidentiality and Privacy
    3.) The Rules of Fidelity
    4.) The Conflicts Among contractual and role obligations

Course Price

$64.00

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