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Medical Ethics

HTH330

Fundamental principles of ethics as they apply to the provision of health care. The impact of advances in science and technology and its relation to the care of patients are addressed. Topics such as physician-assisted suicide, genetic engineering, termination of pregnancy, fetal tissue research, euthanasia, etc., serve as the focal points for classroom discussion and lecture. Basic principles for gaining and maintaining the confidence of the patient, the trust of professional associates, and the support of the community are emphasized. 2 Credits (2 Lecture)

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