DPT9334 Ethics and Law in Professional Practice (3 cr.)

This course will focus on the ethical and legal analysis applied to clinical and administrative decision making in contemporary practice environments. It is aimed at helping healthcare professionals understand and act from a strong moral foundation first and then look to how the law may apply.  Clinicians will apply ethical theory, legal and ethical concepts and principles in performing case analysis.  Emphasis is placed on analysis, problem solving and deliberative judgment of complex practice problems.