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TitleBiomedical Ethics
Course NumberPHI 2635
DepartmentSocial Sciences
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DescriptionPrerequisite: ENC1101 with a minimum grade of "C." (Meets Philosophy/Religion Humanities requirement.) A study of the controversial ethical issues that arise within the practice of medicine and within biomedical research. Case studies and thought experiments will be used to explore the moral and professional responsibilities of those working in the medical profession. Topics include patient relationship, abortion, infertility, genetics, cloning, euthanasia, organ transplant and health care reform. This course is a Gordon Rule writing course in which students will produce extensive college-level writing and which requires completion with a minimum grade of "C."
InstructorVannette, Tara
OfficeSocial Sciences Building, Room 227-M (SS 227-M)
Instructor Emailtvannette@gulfcoast.edu
Instructor Phone850-769-1551 ex: 3825 (Dept. Phone)
On-Campus and Testing RequirementsOnline classes may require proctored exams which can be taken for free at any GCSC campus or with the use of testing software for online exams. Please CLICK HERE to make your test appointment.
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