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Health Ethics LIBS 7021

Liberal Studies Part-time Studies Course

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 three 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

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: Final exams will be held online. Your instructor will provide further information.
Status

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

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: Final exams will be held online. Your instructor will provide further information.
Status

CRN 45966

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Nov 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 45966
  • $667.34
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Nov 25 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Mazen Guirguis

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$667.34

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. THIS SECTION IS RESERVED FOR FULL-TIME NURSING STUDENTS ONLY. Students who register for this section and are not currently 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: Final exams will be held online. Your instructor will provide further information.
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

Related Programs

Health Ethics (LIBS 7021) is offered as a part of the following programs:

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    Bachelor of Business Administration Full-time/Part-time

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  4. Specialty Nursing (Critical Care - Standard Option)
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  5. Specialty Nursing (Emergency - Combined Emergency/Critical Care Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time
  6. Specialty Nursing (Emergency - Standard Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time
  7. Specialty Nursing (High Acuity)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time
  8. Specialty Nursing (Neonatal)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time
  9. Specialty Nursing (Nephrology)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time
  10. Specialty Nursing (Pediatric - Critical Care Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time
  11. Specialty Nursing (Pediatric - Standard Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time
  12. Specialty Nursing (Perinatal - Perioperative Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time
  13. Specialty Nursing (Perinatal - Standard Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time
  14. Specialty Nursing (Perioperative)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time

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