Biomedical Ethics

This course consists of a critical examination of moral issues in medicine and bioethics. Topics may include: the physician-patient relationship; informed consent; research ethics; issues at the end of life such as euthanasia, physician assisted suicide and the use of advance directives; reproductive technologies, genetic testing and therapy, etc. Ethical theories and case studies will be introduced to help analyze the chosen issues. Area Requirement for Philosophy: Ethics Prerequisite(s): Any 1000 level course in philosophy Fulfills: E in LS Core

School

Liberal Arts

Program

Philosophy

Course Number

PHL2060C

Section

A

Instructor

Julien Farland

Credits

4

Session

Summer Session 2

Type

Online - Asynchronous

Start – End Dates

07/11/2022-08/19/2022

Student Registration Link

https://www.merrimack.edu/admission/professional-studies/summer-session/registration/

Other Registration Link

https://www.merrimack.edu/admission/professional-studies/summer-session/registration/