About The Instructor
Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account.
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Session, Dates: 2 (08/23/2014 - 10/17/2014)
Seats Available: 3 Seats
This course presents an overview of the ethical and legal issues that impact on the delivery of health services. The role of morality in the department of ethical theory, the basic principles of bioethics, and the application of bioethical principles to patient care and service will be discussed. There will be instruction in the U.S. Legal system and in tort law, with particular problems faced by health care provides and administrators. The focus will be on problem solving using the legal and ethical theories and principles learned.
Stephen Foreman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Health Care Administration
Scaife Hall (Old) 119