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.
Program Number: ELEC 997
Location: UI Health
Program Director: P. Guinan, MD
Duration: Decompressed 8 weeks (4wks of credit)
Night Call: No
Students Accepted: Min. 4 Max. 20
Housestaff Used as Faculty: No
Lectures/Conferences/Faculty Contact: 16
Laboratory/Independent Study: 0
Total Hours /Week: 10
KEY WORDS: Literature, ethics, humanities, professionalization, values.