Aug 11, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog
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RES 391 - Biomedical Ethics


Critical reflection on health care practice, policy, and technology. Students examine health care by: critiquing underlying concepts and assumptions; assessing organizational and social practices and outcomes; employing theories of ethics to make compelling judgments; and developing self-awareness and values for responsible engagement as professionals and patients. Topics typically include: autonomy and paternalism; privacy and confidentiality; informed consent; research with human subjects; abortion; assisted reproduction; genetic testing and editing; end-of-life decisions; justice in the allocation of resources. Course codes: BR. Prerequisite: PEQ in PHL or RES.

Prerequisites & Notes
Course codes: BR. Prerequisite: PEQ in PHL or RES. Term cycle: fall and spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

Credits: 3



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