Apr 25, 2018  
2013-2014 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2013-2014 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RLST 396 - History of Healthcare in the Franciscan Tradition

(3 credits)
This course is an investigation into how the Franciscan vision of health and illness can affect contemporary understandings of health care institutions and health care ethics. The Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services (ERDs), are used as a resource for moral guidance, drawn from the Catholic Church's theological and moral teachings, on various aspects of health care delivery. Catholic professionals engaged in health care services find authoritative guidance on today's pressing moral issues from these Directives, which reaffirm the Church's teaching about the dignity of the human person. This course is based upon FRAN 310 , which is also offered for non-credit through the Institute for Contemporary Franciscan Life.