Ethics in Healthcare and Social Services

Microcredential
One year or less
Overview

Program Highlights

The Ethics in Healthcare and Social Services program was developed in partnership with Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) and is delivered as a 1 year competency-based micro-certification consisting of 4 online courses. 

Admission

The Ethics in Healthcare and Social Services program is geared toward current healthcare employees. There are no prerequisites for this program. It is recommended that the learners take the courses in order (Courses 1-4); however, if the learner has previously completed the advanced training in theoretical ethics, they only need to take Courses 3 (Organizational  Ethics) and 4 (Healthcare Consultation and Mediation) to complete the micro-certification.

Tuition and Fees

2021 - 2022 Domestic Tuition and Fees

Course Name Total Hours Tuition Dates
Introduction to Practical Healthcare Ethics 30 $710.00 Sept. - Dec. 2022
Ethics in Healthcare & Social Services 30 $710.00 Jan. - Apr. 2023
Organizational Ethics 30 $710.00 May - Aug. 2023
Healthcare Consultation & Mediation 40 $850.00 Sept. - Dec. 2023

Course Overview & Descriptions

Introduction to Practical Healthcare Ethics:
In this course, students will examine ethics theories, frameworks and decision-making tools using case studies from healthcare and social service sectors to analyze ethical dilemmas. 

Ethics in Healthcare and Social Services:
In this course, students will appraise ethics issues unique to specialized patient/client resident populations, and compare how different ethical approaches address the ethics themes. 

Organizational Ethics:
In this course, students will examine organizational governance documents and policies using an ethical lens and analyze system-level ethics dilemmas such as the allocation of scarce resources.

Healthcare Consultation and Mediation:
In this course, students will learn to resolve ethical dilemmas using consultation, facilitation, mediation, and negotiation skills, and reflect on how cognitive biases influence a person’s ethical decision-making processes. 

Additional Information

For more information, please contact ethicsinhealthcare [at] mohawkcollege.ca or sign up to receive details about the program as it becomes available.

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Online Learning
Sep 2022
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Jan 2023
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May 2023
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