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DPT 821 Ethics in Health Care

This course prepares physical therapy students to approach ethical dilemmas objectively with a thorough understanding of professional moral responsibility. Students learn to distinguish ethical from other kinds of issues in health care; identify the morally relevant features of a case; identify the options open to a therapist faced with a moral problem; provide justification for the best options; consider counter arguments for one's positions; and identify deliberate actions consistent with respect for human dignity.

Prerequisite: 710,741,713,712,742,718,750,730,743,734,744,737,736,740,719,820,843,811,834,823,818,810,841,851