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ETHM 6000 Bioethics Questions Regarding End of Life Issues (Fall/Spring)


Credits: 3

Course Description:

This course introduces the student to the various ethical issues regarding circumstances of end of life care. It will discuss how to treat terminally ill patients, definitions of death, the autonomy of the dying patient. The course will also teach students how to identify the needs of the dying patient and family, along with how to meet those needs. Student will also explore their own individual feelings regarding the end of life.