Capstone Papers-Ethical, Legal, and Social Change Implications

Capstone Papers-Ethical, Legal, and Social Change Implications 

Ethical, Legal, and Social Change Implications

 

Most fields, including professionals working in the field of public health, have their own stated standards of practice and ethical considerations. Professionals also have specific legal considerations that they must follow based on the jurisdiction in which they practice. As advocates, public health professionals work to improve population health in their communities and beyond. Whether their cause is influenced by the media or societal trends, advocates must be ethical and considerate of individual rights.

 

This week, you examine the impact of societal trends on public health policy. You explore ethical and legal barriers to advocacy in regards to employment settings. You also examine the role of advocacy in influencing positive social change.

 

Assess the impact of societal trends on public health policy

 

Analyze impact of public health policy on social change

 

Analyze legal and ethical barriers to advocacy

 

Analyze role of special interest groups in the creation of public health policy

 

Analyze social change implications of advocacy