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Course details

This course introduces students to contemporary issues in health ethics by examining and applying ethical theories to moral dilemmas at the clinical, professional, and organizational levels. To this end, developing competence in moral reasoning is an important goal, one that will be emphasized through the analysis of case studies that test personal, professional, and societal values.

Prerequisite(s)

  • BCIT ENGL 1177, or 6 credits BCIT Communication at 1100-level or above, or 3 credits of a university/college first-year social science or humanities course.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$667.34

Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below are two offerings of LIBS 7021 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 40137

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Dec 16 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 40137
  • $667.34
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Dec 16 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Mazen Guirguis

Course outline

View

Cost

$667.34

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. *(A)* This is NOT a SELF-PACED course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(B)* FINAL EXAMS: Final exams will be held online. Your instructor will provide further information.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 41500

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Dec 16 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 41500
  • $667.34
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Dec 16 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Mazen Guirguis

Course outline

View

Cost

$667.34

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. *(A)* This is NOT a SELF-PACED course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(B)* FINAL EXAMS: Final exams will be held online. Your instructor will provide further information.
Status

In Progress and Full

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Winter 2023

Below are five offerings of LIBS 7021 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 80866

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Fri Apr 14 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 80866
  • $667.34
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Apr 14 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$667.34

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. *(A)* This is NOT a SELF-PACED course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(B)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
Status

CRN 87651

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Fri Apr 14 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 87651
  • $667.34
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Apr 14 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$667.34

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. *(A)* This is NOT a SELF-PACED course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(B)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
Status

CRN 86182

Duration

Mon Jan 09 - Fri Mar 31 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 86182
  • $667.34
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Mar 31 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$667.34

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. THIS SECTION IS FOR CURRENT FULL-TIME NURSING STUDENTS ONLY. Students who register for this section and are not enrolled in the BCIT Nursing Program will be withdrawn. *(A)* This is NOT a SELF-PACED course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(B)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
Status

CRN 90462

Duration

Mon Jan 09 - Fri Mar 31 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 90462
  • $667.34
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Mar 31 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$667.34

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. THIS SECTION IS FOR CURRENT FULL-TIME NURSING STUDENTS ONLY. Students who register for this section and are not enrolled in the BCIT Nursing Program will be withdrawn. *(A)* This is NOT a SELF-PACED course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(B)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
Status

CRN 81168

Duration

Mon Jan 09 - Fri Mar 31 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 81168
  • $667.34
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Mar 31 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$667.34

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. THIS SECTION IS FOR CURRENT FULL-TIME NURSING STUDENTS ONLY. Students who register for this section and are not enrolled in the BCIT Nursing Program will be withdrawn. *(A)* This is NOT a SELF-PACED course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(B)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
Status

Full

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Recognize common fallacies in reasoning as they apply to healthcare.
  • Define and distinguish normative ethics, meta-ethics, practical ethics, and health ethics.
  • Analyze ethically relevant information and identify the structure of ethical problems in the field of healthcare.
  • Propose solutions to ethical problems arising in healthcare and formulate a defensible personal view.
  • Identify and analyze current and emerging ethical controversies in medicine, research, and healthcare.
  • Develop arguments pertaining to health ethical issues and constructively engage alternative views.

Effective as of Fall 2013

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