Jun 25, 2024  
2018-2019 SGPP Catalog and Handbook 
2018-2019 SGPP Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HHSM330 Ethical and Legal Issues in Health and Human Services (3 cr.)

Prerequisite(s): HHSM302  
In this course, ethical reasoning and ethical frameworks are applied to health care and human service practice. An awareness of one’s own values related to these areas as well as legal standards and professional codes of ethics are explored.

Upon completion of this course, students are expected to be able to do the following:

  1. Explain the ethical standards and principles of human service and healthcare professions.
  2. Analyze values as they relate to professional ethical standards.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of relevant laws and professional codes of ethics.
  4. Apply critical reasoning to complex ethical and legal issues relating to current events.

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