Biomedical Ethics and the Law

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3 Credit Hours

Prerequisites: RCC*. This course will cover legal and ethical values and doctrines in the context of current issues in health science decision-making including, e.g., a) death and dying; b) informed consent and other aspects of the doctor patient relationship; c) assisted reproduction (e.g., artificial insemination, surrogate motherhood, in vitro fertilization, embryonic transfer); d) organ transplants; e) research and experimentation on human subjects. Satisfies perspective  and upper level writing requirement.

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