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PHI 237LEC - Medical Ethics: Values In Med
Medical Ethics: Values In Med HOV Enrollment Information (not real time - data refreshed nightly)
Class #:   19808   Enrollment Capacity:   150
Section:   HOV   Enrollment Total:   150
Credits:   3.00 credits   Seats Available:   0
Dates:   02/01/2021 - 05/07/2021   Status:   CLOSED
Days, Time:   TBA , TBA
Room:   Remote view map
Location:   Remote      
The course is designed both to provide moral guidance to future medical professionals as well to enable citizens to develop informed and reasonable positions on the most important bioethical issues of the day. Students will become familiar with the leading arguments on both sides of the following contemporary bioethical controversies: abortion, euthanasia, physician-assisted suicide, organ transplants, human cloning, commercial surrogate motherhood, advanced directives, informed consent, and the definition and criterion of death.
  Course Description
Examines current ethical positions and their application to ethical and social questions in medicine. This course is the same as SSC 237, and course repeat rules will apply. Students should consult with their major department regarding any restrictions on their degree requirements.
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