Lebanese American University

IPEInterprofessional Education

Step 5

Ethics: An Interprofessional Approach

Step 5 is the last in the sequence of advanced level IPE Days. Its main purpose is to introduce the multidisciplinary vision of ethics, as most have already had ethics within their respective programs. It highlights the difficulty as well as the value of ethical decision taking in difficult clinical circumstances by using an interprofessional lens. Following a brief lecture, two real cases will be discussed in length.

Students Learning Outcomes

Identify ethics principles and theories that guide good clinical decision making. 

  1. Identify ethics principles and theories that guide good clinical decision making
  2. Distinguish an ethical dilemma from other types of ethical concerns that arise in the clinical setting.
  3. Explain factors that influence ethical decision making in the clinical setting.
  4. Collaborate with other members of the interprofessional team to address ethical issues.