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    University of Scranton
   
 
  Feb 23, 2018
 
 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHIL 316 - (P,W) American Perspectives on Health-Care Ethics

3 cr.


(Prerequisites: PHIL 120  and PHIL 210 )

This course will consider basic ethical issues in the practice and distribution of health care in the United States. Topics covered will include the physician-patient relationship, clinical issues such as transplants or end-of-life concerns, the nature of professionalism, just distribution, ethics in health-care institutions, and biomedical research. Recommended for those interested in the health-care professions.