Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2019

     

PHIL 336 002 (CRN: 14360)

TOPICS IN MEDICAL ETHICS

Long Title: TOPICS IN MEDICAL ETHICS
Department: Philosophy
Instructor: Brake, Elizabeth E.
Meeting: 3:00PM - 3:50PM MWF RZR 304 (26-AUG-2019 - 6-DEC-2019) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 19
Section Enrolled: 22
Enrollment data as of: 15-DEC-2019 3:32PM
 
Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
17-DEC-2019  
2:00PM - 5:00PM T TBA TBA
 
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. Effective May 15, 2019, this course does not carry D1 credit. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for PHIL 336 if student has credit for PHIL 536.