Sep 29, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
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PHIL 210 Biomedical Ethics

3 Credits

In this introduction to the basic philosophical and conceptual structure of the field of biomedical ethics, you will examine ethical choices and dilemmas that arise in healthcare contexts and increase your knowledge of how ethics applies to medicine and healthcare. You will also gain an awareness of the professional and ethical responsibilities of health professionals. The course serves to enhance your knowledge of a basic ethical framework with which to examine a range of ethical issues that arise in healthcare contexts. The course aims to develop your abilities to think critically and reflectively. Through study of a variety of ethical approaches to bioethics, you will explore the meaning of self and society, and reflect on the compatibility of faith and reason with specific reference to the Catholic Franciscan intellectual and spiritual tradition.

Prerequisite(s): PHIL 102  and THEO 104  and a minimum of 55 earned credits

2nd level Philosophy Core Course

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