Course Detail for PHIL-344-01
|PHIL-344-01||Healthcare and Social Justice (3 )||
||Kenehan, Sarah Brigid|
Instruction Type: Online (Moodle) Lecture/Discussn
In this course we will examine issues of social justice in healthcare facing policy makers, clinicians, and citizens in contemporary societies. Topics to be studied may include general theories of justice in healthcare, whether there is a basic right to healthcare, ethical principles and procedures for the fair and just allocation of scarce medical resources, and the obligations of justice as they pertain to meeting the healthcare needs of disadvantaged groups, including the poor, racial minorities, women, and people with disabilities.
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