Jun 27, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

PHL 2060 - Biomedical Ethics

Credits: 4

This course consists of a critical examination of moral issues in medicine and bioethics. Topics may include: the physician-patient relationship; informed consent; research ethics; issues at the end of life such as euthanasia, physician assisted suicide and the use of advance directives; reproductive technologies, genetic testing and therapy, etc. Ethical theories and case studies will be introduced to help analyze the chosen issues.  Area Requirement for Philosophy:  Ethics

Prerequisite(s): Any 1000 level course in philosophy
Fulfills: E in LS Core