Introduction to Professional Ethics

Study material for the master students


Here you can find the open learning material about professional ethics in social and health care. The material consists of introduction to ethics, discussion about professionalism, virtues of health care and practical ethical questions in social and health care settings. The sidebar on the left shows all the contents and lists some useful links and literature references too.

These pages are chiefly meant to help students and professionals of different areas of social and health care to handle ethical problems, but they are free for anyone who is interested. The material is originally created for master students of University of Applied Sciences Utrecht (The Netherlands) and JAMK University of Applied Sciences (Finland).

These pages are made by following persons and maintained by JAMK University of Applied Sciences (Jyväskylä, Finland).

Tommi Paalanen
Philosopher, specialist in sexual ethics



Hanna Hopia, RN, PhD
Principal lecturer
JAMK University of Applied Sciences