Introduction to Ethics for Community Health Workers (CHWs)
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Community Health Workers (CHWs) face ethical dilemmas on a daily basis. Ethical challenges can range in severity and in some cases can be quite complex. This short introduction raises awareness of what is an ethical dilemma and equips CHWs with tools to assist them when making decision about the best course of action.
Reviewers say, "Be prepared to answer ethical questions. Write down your answers so you do not forget them between scenarios."
What You'll Learn
After completing this course, you will be able to...
- Recognize the definition and purpose of a code of ethics
- Identify conditions for a situation to be considered an ethical dilemma
- List 3 resources available to assist CHWs to make decisions about the best course of action for each ethical dilemma encountered.