Courses in the Health Sciences at Saint Louis University
The Center for Health Care Ethics is responsible for ethics education on the Health Sciences campus of Saint Louis University. At present, faculty at the Center teach in the following programs:
Ethics Education for Residents - taught as monthly case discussion sessions according to departmental need.
School of Allied Health Professions
Ethics component of PAE-304, "Psychosocial Dynamics in Health Care," 1-credit of 3-credit hour course, taught summers.
"Health Care Ethics," an eight-week component of "Patient, Physician and Society" taught during the first year of medical school. Additionally, the Center offers a number of elective courses to medical students in their second, third and fourth years.
NR-N503 "Ethics in Nursing and Health Care," 2-credit hour course, taught in spring and summer as a distance learning course.
CMHC-502 "Ethical Issues in Public Health" 3-credit hours, offered every fall and spring. And HAC-542 "Health Care Ethics in a Pluralistic Society," 3-credit hours, offered every fall.