HUM 233: Policy and Ethics in Healthcare III

Credits 2
Quarter Offered

Policy and Ethics in Healthcare III is the third in a series of three courses. Focus is on policies, ethics, and legal issues related to overall practice in healthcare professions. Includes local, state, national, and global perspectives of policies, legalities and ethics in healthcare. This class may include students from multiple sections.


Nursing Program Admittance; HUM 232

  1. Explore how laws, ethical practice and policies are changed in nursing and healthcare.
  2. Apply principles of ethical decisions using the Jonsen Model in the profession of nursing to various scenarios across the lifespan.
  3. Apply the principles of policies and ethics to scenarios for the patient who is critically ill, experiencing disaster and in the context of community health.
  4. Explore national and global policies and ethics in healthcare and nursing with comparison to our regional policies and ethics.