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Bioethics and Genetics Research

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Course No: PHIL.4010-061; SIS Class Nbr: 13734; SIS Term: 2910
Course Status: Registration Closed

Course Description

This course addresses ethical issues that arise in biomedical research and practice including autonomy in the doctor-patient relationship, the duty of confidentiality, the right to refuse treatment, the right to death with dignity, the ethics of experimentation with human subjects, the ethics of genetic enhancement, and justice in health care distribution. The course will combine theoretical perspectives and concrete case studies that illustrate actual dilemmas that the health care profession has in fact encountered over the years.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

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  • Core Codes: AH, AMST, DSST
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Nicholas Evans
  • UMass Lowell Bookstore

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Fall 2019: Sep 04 to Nov 10
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

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