Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2012/2013
Canadian Excellence

PP217
Medical Ethics
0.5 Credit

A study of some of the fundamental social and ethical issues brought about by the biomedical revolution: behaviour control (by drugs, psychosurgery and psychotherapy), experimentation, informed consent, genetic screening and genetic control, transplantation, truth-telling, death and dying, new concepts of health and illness, allocation of scarce medical resources.

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
Registration status: senior student.