Bioethics

Course Type: 
Undergraduate
Course Prefix: 
PHI
Course Number: 
217
Credits: 
3 sem. hrs.
Semesters Offered: 
Fall

Basic Issues in bioethics such as confidentiality, autonomy, informed consent, abortion, euthanasia, stem cell research, assisted reproduction, genetic engineering, allocation of scarce medical resources, and justice in health care distribution. Focuses on practical applications of ethical theory from the perspective of the health sciences practitioner.