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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

$649.18 - $650.26 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2018

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

CRN 80866

Mon Jan 08 - Fri Apr 20 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Apr 20 Online

Instructor

Mazen Guirguis

Course Outline

Cost

$649.18

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. **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 must have an email address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. ALL FINAL EXAMS MUST BE WRITTEN DURING THE LAST WEEK OF THE COURSE ON DESIGNATED DATES AND TIMES. If you live outside of the Lower Mainland area you will be required to have an approved proctor administer the exam.
  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 and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 81168

Mon Jan 08 - Fri Apr 20 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Apr 20 Online

Instructor

Mazen Guirguis

Course Outline

Cost

$649.18

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. **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 must have an email address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. ALL FINAL EXAMS MUST BE WRITTEN DURING THE LAST WEEK OF THE COURSE ON DESIGNATED DATES AND TIMES. If you live outside of the Lower Mainland area you will be required to have an approved proctor administer the exam.
  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 and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 76559

Tue Jan 09 - Tue Apr 17 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Apr 17 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW05 Rm. 2895

Instructor

Shulamit Gribov

Course Outline

Cost

$649.18

Notes

  1. ALL FINAL EXAMS MUST BE WRITTEN DURING THE LAST WEEK OF THE COURSE ON THE DESIGNATED DATE AND TIME.

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

In Progress

Spring/Summer 2018

Below are eight offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 61911

Mon May 14 - Fri Aug 03 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 14 - Aug 03 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$650.26

Notes

  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: 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.

Four seats remaining as of Feb 24, 2018 3:47 pm PST. Seats remaining may change at any time prior to registration and payment.

CRN 61913

Mon May 14 - Fri Aug 03 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 14 - Aug 03 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$650.26

Notes

  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: 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 62029

Mon May 14 - Fri Aug 03 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 14 - Aug 03 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$650.26

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 64362

Mon May 14 - Fri Aug 03 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 14 - Aug 03 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$650.26

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 64386

Mon May 14 - Fri Aug 03 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 14 - Aug 03 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$650.26

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 65354

Thu May 17 - Thu Aug 02 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 17 - Aug 02 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 4076

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$650.26

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.

CRN 61909

Mon May 14 - Fri Aug 03 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 14 - Aug 03 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$650.26

Notes

  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: 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 full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

CRN 61910

Mon May 14 - Fri Aug 03 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 14 - Aug 03 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$650.26

Notes

  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: 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 full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

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

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.

Winter 2018

Books for Winter 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.

Image not available
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.

Image not available
Debating Health Care Ethics
Author Smolkin
Copyright 2017
Binding Spiral
ISBN 978-1-48791-979-5
Price $87.95
Required

Spring/Summer 2018

Books for Spring/Summer 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.

Image not available
Debating Health Care Ethics
Author Smolkin
Copyright 2017
Binding Spiral
ISBN 978-1-48791-979-5
Price $87.95
Required

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