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LIBS 7021 - Health Ethics

Liberal Studies Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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

$651.74 - $662.17 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2018

Below are three offerings of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 40137

Tue Sep 04 - Fri Dec 14 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 04 - Dec 14 Online

Instructor

Mazen Guirguis

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$651.74

Notes

  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: All final exams MUST be written at BCIT during the last week of the course on the designated dates and times given at course start. If you live outside the Lower Mainland area you will be required to have an approved proctor administer the exam. You are directly responsible for any invigilation fees and related costs.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

In Progress

CRN 41500

Tue Sep 04 - Fri Dec 14 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 04 - Dec 14 Online

Instructor

Mazen Guirguis

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$651.74

Notes

  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: All final exams MUST be written at BCIT during the last week of the course on the designated dates and times given at course start. If you live outside the Lower Mainland area you will be required to have an approved proctor administer the exam. You are directly responsible for any invigilation fees and related costs.

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

In Progress

CRN 36458

Wed Sep 05 - Wed Dec 12 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 05 - Dec 12 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 2004

Instructor

Pierre Cassidy

Course Outline

Cost

$651.74

Notes

  1. FINAL EXAMS: All final exams MUST be written at BCIT during the last week of the course on the designated dates and times given at course start.

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

In Progress

Winter 2019

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 80866

Mon Jan 07 - Fri Apr 19 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Apr 19 Online

Instructor

Mazen Guirguis

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$662.17

Notes

  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: All final exams MUST be written at BCIT during the last week of the course on the designated dates and times given at course start. If you live outside the Lower Mainland area you will be required to have an approved proctor administer the exam. You are directly responsible for any invigilation fees and related costs.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

CRN 76559

Tue Jan 08 - Tue Apr 16 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Apr 16 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 319

Instructor

Pierre Cassidy

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$662.17

Notes

  1. FINAL EXAMS: All final exams MUST be written at BCIT during the last week of the course on the designated dates and times given at course start.

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

LIBS 7021 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Accounting
    Full-time/Part-time   Bachelor of Accounting
  2. Bachelor of Business Administration
    Full-time/Part-time   Bachelor of Business Administration

School of Health Sciences

  1. Nursing
    Full-time   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  2. Radiation Therapy
    Full-time   Bachelor of Science
  3. Specialty Nursing (Critical Care - Combined Critical Care/Emergency Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  4. Specialty Nursing (Critical Care - Standard Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  5. Specialty Nursing (Emergency - Combined Emergency/Critical Care Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  6. Specialty Nursing (Emergency - Standard Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  7. Specialty Nursing (High Acuity)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  8. Specialty Nursing (Neonatal)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  9. Specialty Nursing (Nephrology)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  10. Specialty Nursing (Occupational Health)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  11. Specialty Nursing (Pediatric - Critical Care Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  12. Specialty Nursing (Pediatric - Standard Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  13. Specialty Nursing (Perinatal - Perioperative Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  14. Specialty Nursing (Perinatal - Standard Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  15. Specialty Nursing (Perioperative)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Fall 2018

Books for Fall 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

Health Ethics (Reprint Of Debating Health Care Ethics)
Author Smolkin
Copyright 2017
Binding Spiral
ISBN 978-1-48791-979-5
Price $87.95
Required

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

Health Ethics (Reprint Of Debating Health Care Ethics)
Author Smolkin
Copyright 2017
Binding Spiral
ISBN 978-1-48791-979-5
Price $87.95
Required

Winter 2019

Books for Winter 2019 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

Health Ethics (Reprint Of Debating Health Care Ethics)
Author Smolkin
Copyright 2017
Binding Spiral
ISBN 978-1-48791-979-5
Price $87.95
Required

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

Health Ethics (Reprint Of Debating Health Care Ethics)
Author Smolkin
Copyright 2017
Binding Spiral
ISBN 978-1-48791-979-5
Price $87.95
Required

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