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Theological Bioethics

This course examines biomedical and health care ethics from a Catholic theological perspective. Select beginning of life and end of life issues and such issues as the identity of Catholic health care facilities, health care laws, and the ethics of research are considered in light of fundamental Christian convictions regarding the dignity of the human person, health and sickness, suffering, death, the purpose of medicine, and the practices of health care providers. Emphasis is placed on developing written and spoken skills in reflective moral thinking.

Credit Hours
3
Prerequisites
THEO 3310
School
School of Arts and Sciences