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Philosophy Courses

PHIL 2210

Bioethical Issues in Contemporary Society

Credits: 3.00

Description: Meets MnTC Goal Area(s):6,9 Prerequisite(s): None This course is an introduction to bioethical issues that arise in the contemporary practice of healthcare, and which are central to understanding healthcare in contemporary society. In additional to developing a basic understanding of standard moral theories, issues that rise with American culture for patients, providers, and planners of health care are examined. Examples of such issues include, but are not limited to, abortion, euthanasia, patient rights, informed consent, health care distribution and reform, genetic testing and research, and cloning.

Credit Breakdown: 3.00/0.00/0 (Lecture/Lab/On the job training)

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