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Courses Offered in Spring 2020  -  January 21-May 5
HEHE 5100 – Foundations of Healthcare Ethics, (3 Credit Hours) 
Daniel Goldberg, JD, PhD 
Mondays 5:00-8:00 P.M.
This course provides learners with an opportunity to explore the foundations of healthcare ethics. The material will cover several different ethical frameworks with an eye to application to practical problems of health care and population health.

HEHE 5655 – Introduction to Public Health Ethics, (3 Credit Hours) 
Daniel Goldberg, JD, PhD 
Wednesdays 5:00-8:00 P.M.
Public health ethics explores population health and inequalities in its distribution. It emphasizes groups rather than individuals receiving health care, and focuses attention on the principle of justice.

HEHE 5350 - Narrative Principles and Practices in Healthcare, (3 Credit Hours) 
Tess Jones, PhD 
Tuesdays 6:00-9:00 P.M.
This course introduces students to the intellectual and clinical discipline of narrative work in healthcare. Students will explore the theoretical foundations of narrative in healthcare and participate in structured workshops to Improve close reading of texts as well as reflective and creative writing skills. They will have the opportunity to engage in a rigorous examination of the theoretical underpinnings of narrative practice, ranging from literary theory, narratology, philosophy, aesthetics and cultural studies. Both areas--theory and practice-- will serve to focus on a crucial clinical skill for healthcare professionals: the ability to listen, interpret, and respond to stories of illness and disability. 

HEHE 5550 - Independent Study/Film and Mental Illness, (1–3 Credit Hours)
Tess Jones, PhD 
Mondays 9:00am-Noon
There is a long-standing and well-documented relationship between movies and psychiatry. Fictional and documentary films have provided exposure to the personal experiences of patients and professionals grappling with mental illness and to the symptoms and treatments of psychotic or personality disorders. How accurate are film depictions of psychiatric conditions? How have such representations shaped our personal responses, cultural beliefs and social policies regarding the mentally ill and those who care for them? Can film be used to advocate for mentally ill persons without exploiting them? 

All Courses​ in Certificate Program
Notes: 
1. Enrollment in the Certificate programs permits students to take courses on either campus. 
2. All courses are subject to revision at the discretion of the Program Director. 
3. To count a course not on the approved elective list toward the Certificate requires the prior
         written approval of the Program Director, Dr. Therese Jones.
4.      All courses are open and available to individuals who are not enrolled in the Certificate Program.
         Please contact Dr. Therese Jones for information.