Annotation: This webinar examines the definition of public health ethics, explores how ethical issues in public health may differ from other ethical issues by explaining the 12 Ethical Public Health Guidelines, and reviews several current issues in public health ethics, including the flu vaccine, over-the-counter contraception, medical majijuana, and physician-assisted suicide. Handouts of the presentation (41 slides), CE credit information, and an evaluation and post-test are provided.
Learning Objectives: • Describe the difference between professional ethics, research ethics, clinical ethics, and public health ethics.
• List at least two current issues in public health ethics.
• Evaluate and apply decision-making frameworks to analyze ethical challenges in public health.
Continuing Education: Nursing Contact Hours, CME, and CHES credits are available. Users need to fill out an evaluation and post-test.