PHL281H1: Bioethics (formerly PHL281Y1)

Hours: 
36L

An introduction to the study of moral and legal problems in medical practice and in biomedical research; the development of health policy. Topics include: concepts of health and disease, patient rights, informed consent, allocation of scarce resources, euthanasia, abortion, genetic and reproductive technologies, human research, and mental health.

Exclusion: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)