Course Details for Dr. Catherine (Cate) Sherron - Winter - 201718

Global Bioethics: Philosophical Explorations in London & Dublin

Faculty:
Dr. Catherine (Cate) Sherron (More Info)

Course:
Global Bioethics: Philosophical Explorations in London & Dublin

Program Dates:
December 26, 2017 - January 8, 2018

Honors Credit:
None

WKU Course:
TBA

Discipline(s):
Ethics , Philosophy , Health Care Administration

Course Description:
In this applied ethics course, we'll investigate questions such as: Universal health care: who has it, who doesn't, and why? Should doctors always tell the whole truth and nothing but the truth? Do patients across the world have the same needs for autonomy, confidentiality, and informed consent? Is Ebola a worldwide bioethics concern? Should research standards be the same across countries? By visiting museums and health care facilities, and experiencing the multiculturalism of London and Dublin, we'll prepare ourselves for philosophical explorations of cloning, euthanasia, human experimentation, stem cell research, and other thought-provoking topics.

Prerequisites:
None

Physical Activity Requirements:
5 miles of walking on most days much outdoors, even in cold, rainy weather (tours cannot be rescheduled), substantial walking also through museums, other indoor venues.

Course Highlights:
Coming soon