Trauma exposure and public health ethics
Learning Areas:Ethics, professional and legal requirements
Other professions or practice related to public health
Public health or related education
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Public health or related public policy
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Describe how epidemiology, research findings, and experiences regarding trauma exposure may inform perspectives on a public health code of ethics. Examine elements of the current public health code of ethics in light of ethical guidance from other disciplines (e.g. public safety) that respond to violence and other trauma. Discuss considerations that may give an account of public health ethics highlighting solidarity and other constructs of social relationship.
Keyword(s): Ethics, Vulnerable Populations
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a member with the APHA Ethics Section and have successfully presented abstracts in past APHA Annual Meetings and at other professional meetings and conferences. I have academic preparation in religious ethics (MA), clinical ethics (MA), and public health (MPH).
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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