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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHIL 308 - Medical Ethics

Explores ethical issues arising in a medical context, such as the allocation of scarce medical resources and health care, patient confidentiality , advance directives, human experimentation, and physician-assisted suicide.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify and explore connections between the theoretical principles and practical implications involved in a number of issues in medical ethics
  • Identify how ethics, law, and social policy are related to one another
  • Demonstrate strong critical thinking skills and evaluate their own and others’ moral positions
  • Discuss ethical issues openly, respectfully, and knowledgeably with those from different backgrounds and perspectives.
  • Demonstrate the ability to investigate problems new to themselves, draw conclusions, and evaluate source materials utilized in these investigations

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