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Medical Ethics: Course outline

Medical ethics is a system of moral principles that apply values and judgments to the practice of medicine. As a scholarly discipline, medical ethics encompasses its practical application in clinical settings as well as work on its history, philosophy

Course Outline

Medical Ethics

  1. Principles of Autonomy, Beneficence Non-maleficence and Justice
  2.  Informed consent
  3.  Confidentiality
  4.  Privacy
  5.  Develop and defend a personal moral view on ethical dilemmas according to religious, cultural and legal perspectives. For example, euthanasia, end of life issues.