Course Overview

This training was created for people working in any discipline wanting to learn more about ethics.  There is another version of this training designed for health professionals with public health examples and case-scenarios: Public Health Ethics.

Ethical dilemmas are persistent in all disciplines. Decision making processes can be very complex, often with conflicts and competing values and interests. In this training, examine ethics and ethical based approaches to decision making. Learn about using ethical frameworks to make decisions confidently and justify decisions with transparency. Explore ways to address ethical challenges respectfully in ways that build trust with all involved.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review foundations and theories of moral philosophy and applied ethics.
  • Define ethics.
  • Examine what is meant by professional ethics (and personal values).
  • Discuss guiding principles of ethical decision making.

Target Audience: Non-public health professionals

Duration:  ~60 minutes

Continuing Education Information: This course is not pre-approved for continuing education credits.  If interested in continuing education credits, please take the version of this training designed for health professionals.