Medical Ethics

PHIL W234
3.00 crs.

Knowledge-Values Courses: Philosophy II: Knowledge and Morality

This course examines ethical issues in medicine and the provision of healthcare.  It analyzes questions about the values that inform the relationship between health-care workers and patients, ethical issues concerning refusal of treatment, privacy and informed consent, human subject research and informed consent.  The course also addresses the ethics of abortion and euthanasia, as well as the moral implications of genetic testing, reproductive services, access to health care and priority setting for health.

Course Cross-listing

Course Corequisite