Law and Ethics in Medicine

Law and Ethics in Medicine (1 Credit Hour)

This course will examine contemporary topics in medical law and ethics (DNR orders, ethics issues in research, treating minors, truth telling, advanced directives, cultural issues in medicine, physician aid in dying, and professionalism). A case will be presented during class, followed by a discussion by the instructor and students. The current literature/recommendations referring to the specific issue will be evaluated during these interactive sessions.