Some ethical problems might be straightforward, but many are complex and may involve analysis and a re-evaluation of one’s value system and moral foundation.. As the healthcare industry evolves due to global driving forces, the doctor will increasingly be challenged in making business decisions without compromising professional ethics. This course is intended to provide participants with an appreciation of the need for continual refl¬ection on the ethical dimension of medicine and how to deal with everyday ethical issues in their practices.
This course will equip you with a way to evaluate honesty, transparency and respect for the patient within the clinicians own conscience and moral principles. It will provide you with the necesarry tools to navigate ethical quandaries in patient care effectively.
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MODULE 1: Professional ethics in the healthcare environment
MODULE 2: SA legal system, health law and human rights
MODULE 3: Relationships in the healthcare environment
The course consists of 2 parts:
Accredited according to the HPCSA’s Medical and Dental Board Guidelines for Health Care Professionals for 30 Ethical CEUs on Level 2.
To qualify for the certificate of completion for this short course, workshop participants should successfully complete the assessment process consisting of MCQs.