Development of Hippocratic & Judeo-Christian Medical Ethics-UICMC

THIS ELECTIVE WILL NOT BE OFFERED THIS ACADEMIC YEAR, 2012-13.

PREREQUISITES AND PLACEMENT IN THE CURRICULUM: Must have completed M2 Year.

PURPOSE: Review the history and principles of medical ethics in the hippocratic and catholic-christian traditions.

COMPETENCIES: After completing this course students should be able to:
•  Describe and apply foundational principles in medical ethics.
•  Appreciate the relationship between classical medical ethics and modern bioethics.

INSTRUCTIONAL FEATURES: Students will attend discussion based seminars and complete reading assignments.
   
ASSESSMENT: Assessment will be based on verbal and written participation. There will be periodic examinations and two short writing assignments.

ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION:

Program Number: ELEC 997
Location: UICMC
Program Director: P.Guinan, MD, pguinan@uic.edu
Telephone: 312-768-6035
Duration: Decompressed 8 weeks(4wks of credit)
Night Call: No
Weekends: No
Students Accepted: Min. 4 Max. 20
Housestaff Used as Faculty: No
Lectures/Conferences/Faculty Contact: 16
Laboratory/Independent Study: 0
Outpatient: 0
Inpatient: 0
Total Hours /Week: 10

KEY WORDS: Literature, ethics, humanities, professionalization, values.