Professionalism and Ethics in Physician Assistant Practice III


Last in a three-part series, applying fundamental principles of ethics to medical dilemmas. Discussion and analysis of issues encountered focused on the issues of reproductive health, genetic research, elder abuse, and domestic violence. Introduction of various theories of ethics and the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration. Analysis of professional codes, oaths and institutional standards in the provision of healthcare are discussed. 1 Credit (1 Lecture) Prerequisite(s): PHA302. Summer Only.