Health Management, Ethics and Research Module: 8.  Ethical Dilemmas in Health Service Delivery

Study Session 8  Ethical Dilemmas in Health Service Delivery


In Study Session 7 of this Module you learnt about some of the basic concepts and principles of healthcare ethics that you will meet in your work with individuals, groups and communities. In this study session you are going to learn more about some of the ethical dilemmas that you may well face in your day-to-day activities while providing healthcare services as a Health Extension Practitioner.

This study session will also help you to identify some of the common ethical conflicts that may arise in your day-to-day practice and hopefully learn how to resolve them. You will be able to learn additional useful ethical theories and a specific method of decision making that should help you resolve ethical problems that arise in your work.

Learning Outcomes for Study Session 8