Credit Hours: 3Department: Health Management and Policy
Seminar in Ethical and Moral Decision-Making
This course provides the opportunity to link academic work in public health decision-making with its application to public health practice and to prepare the learner for the practice of public health decision-making based on ethical and moral principles. This will be accomplished through readings, case studies, exercises, and individual research relevant to the disciplines of the profession of public health decision-making. The period of Nazi Germany 1933-1945 will compose the underlying case study. The seminar will consider in depth the decisions made by Nazi political and military leaders, citizens, religious leaders, concentration camp commanders, guards, prisoners, physicians, scientists and business leaders. Films will be used extensively in the seminar.