Jan 23, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog
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PHI 295 - Medicine, Madness, and Disease


Recent advances in modern medicine and medical technology challenge traditional notions of health, sanity, and the social order. The course will examine some of the controversial ethical dilemmas that patients, families, and health care providers confront, such as informed consent, truth-telling, prenatal screening, abortion, involuntary commitment for the mentally ill, drug testing, and patient rights.

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Credits: 3

Meets the Following Core Requirement: Ethical Inquiry, Social Responsibility, and Citizenship
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Course Type: Philosophy



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