Healthcare Ethics and Deontology

Universidad Católica de Valencia

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Healthcare Ethics and Deontology

  • Host University

    Universidad Católica de Valencia

  • Location

    Valencia, Spain

  • Area of Study

    Ethics, Nursing

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview


    a. Leading in the field of ethical reflection in order to know the constituents of human action and moral character of the person.

    b. Deepen the need for professional responsibility based on moral, legal and ethical standards.

    c. To provide basic knowledge of medical ethics and in particular of ethics in nursing.

    d. Recognize the importance of a holistic view of the person, fostering the personal and humanized with patient and family.

    e. Understand the current landscape of bioethics, through different anthropological approaches and analyze its impact on health care.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.