PHIL 336 - TOPICS IN MEDICAL ETHICS
Long Title: TOPICS IN MEDICAL ETHICS
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Credit Hours: 3
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. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: PHIL 536. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for PHIL 336 if student has credit for PHIL 536.