Introduction to Medical Ethics (PHL107)

3.0 Semester Hours

This course examines a selection of problems in biomedical ethics, alongside the philosophical issues they raise. A case based approach will be taken while discussing issues such as the responsibility of healthcare workers to their patients, truthfulness, confidentiality, informed consent, human research, abortion, euthanasia, death and dying, genetic choices, cloning, stem cell research, organ transplantation, and the allocation of health care resources.

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