5297 Legal Aspects of Bioethics - WINSLADE- 24348
William Winslade (DIRECTOR/SUPERVISOR )
Course Areas: Health Law
Time: 4:00p-6:00p TLocation:
Course Outline: Examines the legal, ethical, and policy aspects of current controversies in bioethics. Topics include the birth, development and growth of bioethics, law and ethics in clinical settings, personal autonomy, privacy, confidentiality and privileged communications, informed consent to medical treatment and research, law and ethics at the end of life, deciding for others (children and incompetent persons), the body as a commodity, organ donation and allocation for transplantation, and patients' rights to refuse treatment.
Course Notes: No book is needed for this course.
First Day Assignments:
Final Exam Schedule: 05/06 6-8pm
This course will have:
Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Writing Requirement: No