Respiratory Therapy: Ethical Issues and Decision Making for Respiratory Therapists, 2nd Edition- RT

19.95
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Elective
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About the Course:

This advanced level course covers the essential ethical principles for respiratory therapists and other healthcare providers.

Learning Objectives

Uponcompletion of this course, the learner will be able to:
  • Describe the study of ethics and the main differences across various schools of ethical theories.
  • Recognize the principles that guide ethical decision making in the health professions as listed in the American Association for Respiratory Care Statement of Ethics and Professional Conduct.
  • Explain the ethical decision-making process within the professional healthcare setting.
  • Discuss approaches to clinical decision making using the SOAP method.
  • Describe professional codes of ethics and the legal implications and repercussions within the guiding rulings of health professions.

About the Author: 

Julio F. Turrens, PhD, is professor emeritus of biomedical sciences in the Pat Capps Covey College of Allied Health Professions at the University of South Alabama in Mobile. He received his doctorate degree in chemistry (biochemistry) from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. In addition to his career in basic research, he has taught several courses in the areas of bioethics and responsible conduct of research to both undergraduate and graduate students. He designed the senior-level bioethics course, issues in biomedical sciences, that covers various topics ranging from ethics in society, science, and research integrity. He also designed a graduate-level course on responsible conduct of research. He has given numerous presentations on teaching responsible conduct of research and how to detect scientific fraud. He has served as a book reviewer for the book, On Being a Scientist, edited by the National Academy of Sciences and has also served as a consultant for the European Commission as a forensic expert on issues of research integrity. 

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Ethical Issues and Decision Making for Respiratory Therapists, 2nd Edition- RT

19.95
About the Course:

This advanced level course covers the essential ethical principles for respiratory therapists and other healthcare providers.

Learning Objectives

Uponcompletion of this course, the learner will be able to:
  • Describe the study of ethics and the main differences across various schools of ethical theories.
  • Recognize the principles that guide ethical decision making in the health professions as listed in the American Association for Respiratory Care Statement of Ethics and Professional Conduct.
  • Explain the ethical decision-making process within the professional healthcare setting.
  • Discuss approaches to clinical decision making using the SOAP method.
  • Describe professional codes of ethics and the legal implications and repercussions within the guiding rulings of health professions.

About the Author: 

Julio F. Turrens, PhD, is professor emeritus of biomedical sciences in the Pat Capps Covey College of Allied Health Professions at the University of South Alabama in Mobile. He received his doctorate degree in chemistry (biochemistry) from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. In addition to his career in basic research, he has taught several courses in the areas of bioethics and responsible conduct of research to both undergraduate and graduate students. He designed the senior-level bioethics course, issues in biomedical sciences, that covers various topics ranging from ethics in society, science, and research integrity. He also designed a graduate-level course on responsible conduct of research. He has given numerous presentations on teaching responsible conduct of research and how to detect scientific fraud. He has served as a book reviewer for the book, On Being a Scientist, edited by the National Academy of Sciences and has also served as a consultant for the European Commission as a forensic expert on issues of research integrity.