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ETHM 6003 Bioethics: Questions Regarding Beginning of Life Issues (Fall/Spring)


Credits: 3

Course Description:

This course introduces the student to the various ethical issues regarding circumstances of reproduction and neonatal care. In particular, it will examine the social and ethical issues surrounding contraception, abortion, surrogacy, reproductive technologies, genetic screening and engineering, the safety and consequences of transgenics and xenotransplantation procedures, cloning, and (moral) decision-making on behalf of neonates, considering the individual’s chance of surviving medical intervention and his/her future quality of life.