This module will enable health and social care practitioners to critically analyse their own, their profession's and society's approaches to ever increasing ethical situations.
|Cost:||£680 for Sept 2019 to July 2020|
Who is this module for?
Practitioners working within a health and social care environment.
What are the key aims of the programme?
- To enable the individual to confidently explore, critically analyse actual and potential ethical issues and reach an informed, evidence based, opinion and conclusion;
- To enable the practitioner to prevent, reduce or resolve an actual or potential ethical issue.
What will I study?
- Exploration of values, attitudes and belief systems;
- Ethical and philosophical models/frameworks;
- Ethical principles of autonomy; justice; veracity; beneficence; non-maleficence;
- Causes of ethical dilemmas;
How will I be assessed?
The assessment consists of two distinct but related elements: 20 minute seminar presentation and 2,500 word essay in which issues identified in the seminar are explored and critically analysed in detail.
On successful completion you will:
- Challenge, deconstruct and critically analyse your personal, professional and contemporary belief systems giving consideration to the implications for yourself as a practitioner and for your practice;
- Critically analyse and debate complex problems/dilemmas in regards to philosophical and ethical issues which impact upon your ability to formulate ethical decision making;
- Critically appraise relevant philosophical schools and ethical models/frameworks in regards to their suitability and utilisation within the ethical decision making process.
Study Dates and Venues
Module availability varies from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Due to the popularity of some modules it may be that the module is fully booked when your application is received. We will include your details on a waiting list and allocate you a place on the next available intake.
For details of how to apply, please visit www.edgehill.ac.uk/health/cpd/apply.
If you have any other queries about studying with us, please see the FAQs www.edgehill.ac.uk/health/cpd/faqs.
For further information regarding module content, please contact Module Coordinator Ed Horowicz on 01695 657044 or email Ed.Horowicz@edgehill.ac.uk.
This module can be studied on a standalone basis. It is a compulsory module on the following programmes:
- BSc (Hons) Behaviour Analysis and Intervention
- BSc (Hons) Clinical and Professional Perioperative Practice
- BSc (Hons) Clinical and Professional Child and Young Person’s Palliative and End of Life Care Practice
- BSc (Hons) Clinical and Professional Paramedic Practice
It is also an optional module on the following programme: