MEDICAL ETHICS

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
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 #: 
10021-F17

Course Sections

MEDICAL ETHICS
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Susan Levin slevin@smith.edu MW 02:40-04:00 SEELYE 306