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SOCL 366 - Medical Ethics


Credit(s): 3
3 hours lecture, 3 hours contact
Cross-Listed With: BHSC 366 
An examination of ethical questions that arise in health care and in the relationship between health care professionals and those they serve, including: the rights of individuals to self-determination and the obligations of health care professionals both to the individuals they serve and to society at large; life as a value and such issues as abortion, euthanasia, and suicide; the questions of mental health and mental illness and the right of the mentally ill; eugenic programs and the possibilities of genetic engineering; the cost of health care and the delivery of health care as a social and political issue. (Previously numbered: SOCL/PSYN/ BHSC 266)



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