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Assisted Suicide and End-of-Life Issues: Ethical, Moral, Legal, and Medical Considerations for Practitioners

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About the Course:

In the future, behavioral health professionals are likely to work more frequently with clients facing end-of-life issues. The course article provides an opportunity for practitioners to consider various ethical, moral, legal and medical considerations in this realm; with an eye toward articulating working principles to organize one’s thinking and guide one’s professional actions.

Article is on Section 4 (page 33) – 13 pages of text.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Assisted Suicide and End-of-Life Issues: Ethical, Moral, Legal, and Medical Considerations for Practitioners created by American Psychological Association in 0.

Course Material Author

American Psychological Association

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, psychologists, and other human services and behavioral health professionals who seek knowledge about end-of-life issues. It is appropriate for participants with intermediate to advanced levels of knowledge about the topic.

Course Objectives:

  1. identify potential guiding principles for working with clients facing end-of-life issues.

  2. identify arguments in support of and in opposition to assisted suicide.

  3. identify empirical data on the practice of assisted suicide.

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Article: Assisted Suicide and End-of-Life Issues: Ethical, Moral, Legal, and Medical Considerations for Practitioners

Article is on Section 4 (page 33)

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Course Retired
Course Number 100635
1 credit hour
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
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846 members have taken this course