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ETHM 6007 Jewish Medical Ethics: Questions Regarding End of Life Issues (Fall/Spring)

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Credits: 3

Course Description:

This course introduces the student to the various ethical issues that are discussed in the Jewish tradition regarding end of life issues. It will discuss how to treat terminally ill patients, definitions of death, the autonomy of the dying patient, and religious decisions regarding autopsies.

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