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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Consortium for International Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience

Ethics in Health Professions HSC 101


Varies; self-study.

Various; distance learning format.

July 2022 – Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: apply the ethical dimensions of professional practice; apply the goal of caring response into a wide range of ethical issues in professional practice; recognize the nature and scope of moral agency as health professionals and members of the interprofessional care team; apply ethical reasoning using problem-solving methods; apply widely used ethics theories, approaches and concepts to address ethical challenges in professional practice; analyze and resolve ethical problems in present-day healthcare to serve patients, families, and communities globally; apply ethical concepts to work in interprofessional care teams to support optimum health outcomes.


Major topics taught in this course include ethical dimensions of professional practice, ethical reasoning, ethics theories, approaches and concepts, and ethical problems in present-day health care.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Health Science, Public Health, Allied Health, or Ethics (7/22).