A critical and analytical examination of ethical and legal problems arising in and about health care. Issues to be considered may include euthanasia, abortion, the conditions for the withdrawal of treatment, the physician-patient relationship, research on human subjects, genetic engineering. The practical applications of ethical and legal theory are emphasized. Students with a background or special interest in the biological and medical sciences, health care, or medical jurisprudence may find this course particularly helpful.
This course may not be repeated for credit.
This course will be offered next in Spring 2017