Exercise Science Transfer Pathway

PHIL 2210 - Morals and Medicine

Credits: 3

Course Description:

(Fulfills MNTC Areas: 2, 6, 9) This course is a general introduction to ethical issues that arise in the contemporary practice of healthcare, and which are central to understanding healthcare in contemporary society. In addition to developing a basic understanding of standard moral theories, issues that arise within American culture for patients, providers, and planners of health care are examined. Examples of such issues include, but are not limited to, abortion, euthanasia, patient rights, informed consent, health care distribution and reform, genetic testing and research, and cloning.





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