Clinical & Organizational Rotations in Ethics (CORE)

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Guiding Documents

CORE Rationale
This document explains the structure, reasoning, and organization of the Clinical & Organizational Rotations in Ethics (CORE) in a comprehensive, summarized format.

ASBH HEC-C Alignment with CORE
This document explains and demonstrates how the CORE program aligns with the American Society for Bioethics & Humanities (ASBH) Healthcare Ethics Consultation Certification.

Rotation Syllabi

HCE 646/746: Clinical Healthcare Ethics I
Offered Fall & Spring by Dr. Joris Gielen & Andrew Harrington (Clinical Fellow)

This Clinical Ethics Rotation consists of supervised placement in a hospital with reading and discussion concerning clinical ethical issues. Students become familiar with the clinical environment and accompanying ethics issues and attend (without actively participating in) the Hospital Ethics Committee. The Rotation requires 150 hours of time. Admission only by prior arrangement with the HCE Director.

HCE 647/747: Clinical Healthcare Ethics II
Offered Fall & Spring by Dr. Joris Gielen & Andrew Harrington (Clinical Fellow)

HCE 646 is a pre-requisite for HCE 647. This Clinical Ethics Rotation consists of supervised placement in a hospital with reading and discussion concerning clinical ethical issues. A Mentored Apprenticeship occurs insofar as students shadow both ethics pre-consultations and ethics consultations and participate in the Hospital Ethics Committee. The Rotation requires 150 hours of time. Admission only by prior arrangement with the HCE Director.

HCE 681/781: Clinical Internship in HCE I
Offered Fall & Spring by Dr. Gerard Magill & Andrew Harrington (Clinical Fellow)

HCE 646 and HCE 647 are prerequisites for HCE 681. The Internship Rotation consists of a supervised clinical ethics rotation as ethicist-in-residence in a health care facility. Duties include: education of facility personnel through formal lectures, in-service workshops, teaching rounds, and ethics research; development of policy on various ethical issues; and prospective and retrospective case consultation. A Mentored Apprenticeship occurs insofar as students move from shadowing to participating in, and at times leading, ethics pre-consultations and ethics consultations as well as participating in the Hospital Ethics Committee. The Rotation requires 150 hours of time. Admission only by prior arrangement with the HCE Director.

HCE 682/782: Clinical Internship in HCE II
Offered Fall & Spring by Dr. Gerard Magill & Andrew Harrington (Clinical Fellow)

HCE 681 is a pre-requisite for HCE 682. The Internship Rotation consists of a supervised clinical ethics rotation as ethicist-in-residence in a health care facility. Duties include: education of facility personnel through formal lectures, in-service workshops, teaching rounds, and ethics research; development of policy on various ethical issues; and prospective and retrospective case consultation. A Mentored Apprenticeship occurs insofar as students move from shadowing to participating in, and at times leading, ethics pre-consultations and ethics consultations as well as participating in the Hospital Ethics Committee. The Rotation requires 150 hours of time. Admission only by prior arrangement with the HCE Director.