Course Schedule - Spring 14

     

PHIL 336 001 (CRN: 20534)

TOPICS IN MEDICAL ETHICS

Long Title: TOPICS IN MEDICAL ETHICS
Department: Philosophy
Instructor: Blumenthal-Barby, Jennifer A.
Meeting: 9:25AM - 10:40AM TR HUM 117 (13-JAN-2014 - 25-APR-2014) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
 
Section Max Enrollment: 40
Section Enrolled: 42
Enrollment data as of: 21-SEP-2017 12:31PM
 
Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Take-Home Exam
 
Description: A philosophical examination of some of the fundamental issues in clinical ethics, including informed consent, competency, confidentiality, end of life decision making, the definition of death, allocating scarce medical resources, and the role of economic analysis in clinical decision making. Readings drawn from the clinical and philosophical literature. Credit cannot be earned for PHIL 336 and PHIL 536.