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Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Netherlands - Utrecht University - 'Utrecht Univ.'
UC Course SubjectHealth Sciences
Number & Suffix: 101
Full UC Title: BIOETHCS 
Transcript Title: BIOETHICS 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: Is euthanasia of demented patients in a progressed state morally permissible? When should doctors refuse requests for new technologies of assisted reproduction such as IVF? Do we have a moral duty to fund orphan drugs? What should government, industry, and individuals do in order to tackle problems like obesity or organ donation? Are new technologies to enhance the capabilities of human beings (cognition, social behavior and mood, or physical appearance) morally desirable? Medical ethics and public health ethics are interesting and complex fields of study. This course covers pressing ethical issues and how theoretical approaches, concepts, and methods may help us to deal with these issues. Students learn to identify and analyze ethical issues in the field of bioethics; recognize key ethical concepts, values, and theories that are relevant to ethical issues in health care; analyze, discuss, and reflect on a practical moral problem in the domain of health care; and critically reflect on personal ethical beliefs. 
Language of Instruction: English
Partner Title: BIOETHICS 
Partner University Department: Philosophy and Religious Studies 
Partner University Course Number: FI3V19017