Contemporary Issues in Biomedical Ethics

SMT3952HF  L0101
Offered in Fall 2014  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Using contemporary articles from Christian ethics and Magisterial teachings, the biological and medical sciences, and philosophical ethics, the course will develop and apply critical thinking and ethical methods to contemporary issues in biomedical ethics including:
issues pertaining to the creation of life (e.g., IV fertilization, reproductive technologies), the preservation of life (e.g., right to care, refusal of care, micro & macroallocation of limited resources, stem cell research), and the end of life (e.g., euthanasia, allowing
to die, elder neglect). Methods: lecture, case studies, discussion. Evaluation: response paper, integration paper, class participation

AD students enrol in SMT6952HF.

Schedule: Monday, 17:00 to 19:00
Instructors: Dennis Patrick O'Hara
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit · Min: 8 · Max: 20

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