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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 inter-professional 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; and apply ethical concepts to work in inter-professional care teams to support optimum health outcomes.


Major topics 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).