UC 151 - First-Year Social Science Seminar
Section: 006 Medical Ethics: At the Bedside
Term: FA 2017
Subject: University Courses (UC)
Department: LSA UG: Curriculum Support
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Other:
FYSem
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Advisory Prerequisites:
Enrollment restricted to first-year students, including those with sophomore standing.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This seminar will introduce key concepts and hot topics in medical ethics such as patient autonomy, physician-assisted suicide, medical ethics in the developing world, abortion, and many more. At times throughout the course, students will be forced to put themselves in the shoes of doctors, nurses, patients, parents, hospital ethics consultants and public policy experts as they struggle to tackle complex problems from different perspectives.

Weekly reading assignments will include both fiction and non-fiction books and book excerpts, newspaper/magazine pieces, medical journal articles, and selected multimedia resources.

Course Requirements:

No data submitted

Intended Audience:

First Year Students

Class Format:

Seminar

UC 151 - First-Year Social Science Seminar
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
20527
Closed
0
 
9Y1
-
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Note: Class will meet in G023 West Quad
006 (SEM)
P
24941
Open
1
3Y1
-
MW 5:30PM - 7:00PM
NOTE: Data maintained by department in Wolverine Access. If no textbooks are listed below, check with the department.


ISBN: 9780679742449
How we die : reflections on life's final chapter, Author: Sherwin B. Nuland., Publisher: Vintage Books 1st ed. 1995
Required
Other Textbook Editions OK.
ISBN: 0801857805
The silent world of doctor and patient, Author: Jay Katz ; with a new foreword by Alexander Morgan Capron., Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press Johns Hopk 2002
Required
Other Textbook Editions OK.
ISBN: 0345387651
TheCider House rules, Author: John Irving., Publisher: Ballantine Books 11.print. 1993
Required
Other Textbook Editions OK.
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