Academic Calendar - 2019

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2019
Western Main Campus

Health Sciences 2610F/G

INTRODUCTION TO ETHICS AND HEALTH


An introduction to basic moral theory and development of an understanding of moral reasoning. The course will also teach students to apply basic principles of sound moral decision-making to important ethical issues in health including: concepts of health, wellness, and illness, allocation of scarce resources, the notion of "consent". The methods of explaining/justifying moral decisions in health will be explored by surveying major philosophical approaches to ethics.

Antirequisite(s): Philosophy 2715F/G, the former Kinesiology 2293F/G, the former Philosophy 2071E.

Prerequisite(s): Minimum of 60% [mandatory] in each of Health Sciences 1001A/B and Health Sciences 1002A/B.

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY A i  
Subject Code: HEALTSCI

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