Critical Thinking and Ethics

Objective: To relate Cengage text Chapter Nine, “Thinking Critically About Moral Issues” to a contemporary ethical problem significant for the health professions.


In your introduction, using your critical thinking skills, analyze the Covid situation.


In the section called ‘Your Thoughts,’ explain the history of the virus in our country. What caused the situation. Be specific. Explain our country’s response. Be specific. What is unethical about ‘jumping the line.’ What is unethical about inequitable distribution of vaccine. How have different points of view included factual reports, inductive inferences, and evaluative judgements. Define these terms.