Professional Ethics, 5 cr, Master's level (EduFutura)

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Date
    01.09.2020 - 18.12.2020
Last enrolment date
    23.08.2020
Place
    Online course
Target group
    ONLY for JYU students
Prerequisites
    Bachelor’s Degree
Goal
    Purpose of the course is to strengthen participants’ ethical knowledge and skills by helping them to reflect, analyse and understand ethical dilemmas occurring in professional practice. Another purpose is to examine general ethical principles and a set of standards adopted by professional communities in health and social care and review their effect on opinion and decision-making of professionals.

Competences:
Ethical competence
Internationalisation and communications competence

Learning objectives:
At the end of the course, you are able to differentiate among values, morals, ethical guidelines and the law and recognize how they effect on professional practice. You have an ability to identify, critically analyse and discuss a wide variety of issues related to ethical dilemmas within your professional practice. In addition, you can apply ethical decision-making processes and generate solutions to conflicts arising in professional practice.
Contents
    - Introduction to Professional Ethics
- Law and Ethics
- Ethical issues in professional practice
- Ethical decision-making
- Professional competency and autonomy
Accomplishment
    Virtual studies
Literature
    Shaping an Ethical Workplace Culture. 2013. SHRM Foundation’s Effective Practice Guidelines Series. Sponsored by Briggs and Morgan, P.A., The Kenrich Group LLC. Available online: https://www.shrm.org/hr-today/trends-and-forecasting/special-reports-and-expert-views/Documents/Ethical-Workplace-Culture.pdf

Monrouxe, L., & Rees, C. E. 2017. Healthcare Professionalism: Improving Practice through Reflections on Workplace Dilemmas. Wiley-Blackwell.

Hopia, H., Lottes, I. & Kanne, M. 2016. Ethical Concerns and Dilemmas of Finnish and Dutch Health Professionals. Nursing Ethics, 23(6), 659–673. doi: 10.1177/0969733015579311
Price
    Free of charge for JYU students
Further Information
    Hanna Hopia (hanna.hopia@jamk.fi)
Further Information about the enrolment
    avoinamk@jamk.fi
Other info
    Live webinars will be realized as follows. Note: Mandatory participation.

1. Webinar: 14.9.2020 Monday 6-8 pm Helsinki time
2. Webinar: 28.9.2020 Monday 6-8 pm Helsinki time
3. Webinar: 5.10.2020 Monday 6-8 pm Helsinki time
4. Webinar: 19.10.2020 Monday 6-8 pm Helsinki time
5. Webinar: 2.11.2020 Monday 6-8 pm Helsinki time
6. Webinar: 16.11.2020 Monday 6-8 pm Helsinki time

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