Contemporary Issues in Biomedical Ethics
Instructor 1: O'Hara, Dennis Patrick
AD students enrol in SMT6952HF
Course Code: 
SMT3952HF
Semester: 
First Semester
Section: 
0101
Online: 
No
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
Toronto (St George Campus)
Description: 

Using contemporary articles from Christian ethics and Magisterial teachings, the biological and medical sciences, and philosophical ethics, the course will develop and apply critical thinking and ethical methods to contemporary issues in biomedical ethics including:
issues pertaining to the creation of life (e.g., IV fertilization, reproductive technologies), the preservation of life (e.g., right to care, refusal of care, micro & macroallocation of limited resources, stem cell research), and the end of life (e.g., euthanasia, allowing
to die, elder neglect). Methods: lecture, case studies, discussion. Evaluation: response paper, integration paper, class participation

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
Fall 2014
Fall 2012
Start Time: 
17:00
End Time: 
19:00
Schedule: 
Mon
Teaching Method: 
Lectures
Means of Evaluation: