TOPICS IN MEDICAL ETHICS

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Philosophy

Course Number: 
242
Institution: 
Smith College
An exploration of key issues in the area of medical ethics. Following the consideration of relevant philosophical background, topics to be addressed include patient autonomy and medical paternalism; informed consent; resource allocation and social justice; reproductive technologies and genetic screening; euthanasia and the withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment; and the experimental use of human subjects. Prerequisite: one course in philosophy or health studies.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
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Schedule #: 
39945-S13

Course Sections

TOPICS IN MEDICAL ETHICS
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0

Susan Levin

slevin@smith.edu

TTh 10:30-11:50

SEELYE 208