Jan 21, 2022  
2016-2018 Catalog 
    
2016-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CCHC 520 - Ethics and Culture in Medicine

Units: 2
Reviews the concepts, principles, and methods of medical ethics, emphasizing issues of cultural difference, identity, and cross-cultural translation. Examines mainstream ethical principles through case studies involving diverse cultural settings, belief systems, and moral traditions. Themes include practitioner-patient communication, informed consent, end-of-life issues, family dynamics, standards of medical decision-making, normative concepts of medicine, appropriate treatment, and ethical intervention and care.



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