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Olafs Brūvers

Study Course Description

Course Description Statuss:Approved
Course Description Version:1.00
Study Course Information
Course Code:LUSDK_028LQF level:Level 7
Credit Points:2.00ECTS:3.00
Branch of Science:Philosophy; Ethnic PsychologyTarget Audience:Medical Services
Study Course Supervisor
Course Supervisor:Olafs Brūvers
Study Course Implementer
Structural Unit:Department of Welfare and Social Work
The Head of Structural Unit:Lolita Vilka
Contacts:Rīga, Anniņmuižas bulvāris 26a, socdkatrsu[pnkts]lv, socdkatrsu[pnkts]lv, +371 67061575
Study Course Planning
Full-Time - 1. Semester No.
Lectures (number)5Lecture Length (academic hours)2Total Contact Hours of Lectures10
Classes (number)5Class Length (academic hours)2Total Contact Hours of Classes10
Total Contact Hours20
Study course description
Preliminary Knowledge:
Basics of general ethics
Objective:
The aim of course is to promote the acquisition of knowledge of ethics as a humanitarian science, paying particular attention to and analysis of a wide variety of aspects of professional conduct; to raise awareness and the ability to deal with complex ethical (moral) dilemmas; develop and build students' safety and confidence in their abilities to deal with ethical and legal conflicts; to help students to develop their personality, so in the further work it helps to provide their peers, co-workers, customers and the public a true and beautiful example of ethical behavior and action. The aim of course is to ensure that students not only learn the theory of professional ethics versatility, but also get a good and stable practical knowledge.
Topic Layout (Full-Time)
No.TopicType of ImplementationNumberVenue
1Lectures1.00auditorium
2Lectures1.00auditorium
3Classes1.00auditorium
4Lectures1.00auditorium
5Lectures1.00auditorium
6Classes4.00auditorium
7Lectures1.00auditorium
8Classes1.00auditorium
9Lectures1.00auditorium
10Classes2.00auditorium
11Lectures1.00auditorium
12Classes1.00auditorium
13Lectures1.00auditorium
14Classes1.00auditorium
15Classes1.00auditorium
16Classes1.00auditorium
Assessment
Unaided Work:
To conduct the scientific literature and other sources, doing selection and analysis according to the theme (lecture / practice). Independently perform in-depth research of those topics by applying and using it in their practice.
Assessment Criteria:
Active participation in lectures and seminars; positive evaluation of the paper and successfully passed written course final examination. The final grade will be assessed in 10-point scale.
Final Examination (Full-Time):Exam (Written)
Final Examination (Part-Time):
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge:describe ethical development directions, principles and categories; formulate ethical and moral principles of interdependence and the importance of society; explain the principles of ethics, values and norms application in public administration; identify and define the potential risks of corruption in the field of professional ethics; identify key principles and forms of health care and patients' rights aspects; clearly set out and justify ethical values, principles and norms of the provision and promotion of professional work.
Skills:discover, see and analyze a variety of ethical and moral issues in their professional work and in the community; to address the ethical aspects of the problems, dilemmas and their causes; to take the necessary steps to combat possible irregularities and unethical behavior; act certainly and professionally in the corruption risk situations, as well as to demonstrate their personal ethical and moral high standards in practice .
Competencies:The acquired knowledge will help students to demonstrate and certify their professional and ethical behavior. With their personal example students will develop and strengthen institutions' competence, professionalism and reputation. The acquired knowledge will promote a good governance, which will manifest in a mutual respect with colleagues, the society and potential customers.
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