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ETHM 5002 Theories and Practice in Biomedical Ethics (Fall/Spring)


Credits: 3

Course Description:

This course will introduce students to the moral theories/ethical frameworks used in biomedical ethics as well as various topics related to the ethical implications of biotechnology and health care. In contrasting different methods of decision-making, the course will provide tools to answer the question of how decisions are actually made. It will give students theoretical and practical illustrations to prepare them to engage ethical deliberation and scholarly research related to biomedical ethics.