Course Description

PHIL.2222 - Medical Ethics (1)
Introduces students to how the principles of ethics apply in health care practice. Students will examine two main ethical theories, utilitarian and deontological, as they apply to questions of health care practice. Students will study the ethical principles of autonomy, nonmaleficence, beneficence, and justice. The focus will be on the application of these theories and principles to specific cases. The course is designed for students intending to major in a health care field. Prerequisite: PHIL 2201.

Course Outline - Medical Ethics [pdf]