UNM Offers Ethics Program this Spring

The University of New Mexico Institute for Ethics is again offering a certificate through the Joan Gibson Health Care Ethics Certificate Program this spring. The course is open to both professionals and community members interested in knowing more about current healthcare ethical issues.

The program covers such healthcare ethical issues as theoretical and applied ethics, values-based decision making, confidentiality and privacy, informed consent, health care access, culture and medicine, and beliefs and practices related to death and dying.

The Joan Gibson Health Care Ethics Certificate Program, Module I will begin Saturday, February 2 and will meet every Tuesday (2/12/08-3/25/08) from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and ending on Saturday, March 29, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuition is $800 and UNM tuition remission applies for faculty and staff. Please call 272-4566 for a registration form.

Contact: Cindy Foster, 272-3322

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