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  • Language:
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Prerequisites

  • Bachelor’s degree or
  • Minimum of 5 years work experience in a healthcare related field
  • Basic understanding of medical terminology

About this course

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This course is part of the Healthcare Administration MicroMasters program which consists of 7 courses and a capstone exam. After completing the program, you can also apply to Doane University to complete your MBA online for approximately $10,500 (learn more about the program here).

Learners in this course will explore the multi-dimensional factors related to healthcare ethics of vulnerable populations. Examine the frameworks utilized in the practice of ethical deliberation on topics of specific concern in vulnerable populations, such as healthcare disparities, chronic mental illness and end-of-life care. Other issues explored will be recent historical perspectives and current trends in healthcare delivery, including:

  • healthcare regulatory and payment environment
  • cost and access issues to healthcare delivery
  • sustainability of global healthcare models as they relate to these populations

What you'll learn

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  • Examine the sociopolitical context of accessible healthcare and healthcare delivery to vulnerable populations worldwide.
  • Discuss factors related to healthcare ethics in caring for vulnerable populations.
  • Examine theethical deliberation frameworks.
  • Identify current trends in healthcare delivery related to Vulnerable populations.
  • Compare the sustainability of global healthcare models as they relate to vulnerable populations.

Meet your instructors

Stephanie LaPuma
PhD, MBA
Doane University

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