2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jan 31, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

HLTH 2230 - Bioethics


This course introduces students to contemporary issues in bioethics, an interdisciplinary field focused on ethical issues in healthcare, health policy, medical practice, medical, and scientific research. Students will engage with ethical theory, case studies, media, and simulations of clinical decision-making in topics such as advanced reproductive technology, research ethics, allocation of human organs for transplantation, consent for human subjects research, and end-of-life treatment, and will hold simulated hearings about patenting human DNA, human cloning, and the enhancement of humans through surgery and pharmaceuticals. 3 credits.