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CHS 345 - Ethics and Professionalism in Public Health

(3 units) CO12
Introduction to professional and ethical principles and conduct within the field of public health.

Prerequisite(s): CHS 101 ; CHS 211 ; Junior or Senior standing.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall and Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. identify ethical dilemmas in the fields of public health and healthcare.
2. analyze ethical case studies in public health using theories and principles to differentiate which approach best serves the needs of diverse populations.
3. justify a course of action using ethical theories or principles that incorporates consideration of the diverse characteristics of a population such as race, ethnicity, nativity, socioeconomic status, and culture.
4. evaluate how characteristics of diverse populations are incorporated into ethical analysis and decision making.
5. develop skills and strategies for a professional “presentation of self” that increases a student’s chance of competing successfully in professional/graduate school and employment settings.
6. create materials appropriate for applications for professional/graduate schools or employment.
7. communicate public health information, in both oral and written forms.


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