Public Health Policy
Using ethical theories and principles in practice and assess whether the following are ethically sound:
1. The public health policy you proposed in Module 2 SLP. (Social Distancing)
2. The public health laws you selected in Module 3 SLP. (The CARES Act, federal funding)
3. What changes would you propose so that the laws/policies adhere to ethical principles?
Length: 3 – 4 pages, APA format, 3 scholarly sources required.
Things to Read on Social Distancing:
Things to Read on the CARES Act:
April 13, 2020 – House Committee on Ethics. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://ethics.house.gov/sites/ethics.house.gov/files/wysiwyg_uploaded/FINAL%20Guidance%20Regarding%20CARES%20ACT.pdf
Wasserman, D., van der Gaag, R., & Wise, J. (2020). The term “physical distancing” is recommended rather than “social distancing” during the COVID-19 pandemic for reducing feelings of rejection among people with mental health problems. European Psychiatry, 63(1) doi:10.1192/j.eurpsy.2020.60