Unit

School Of Law

BioethicsWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 200295.2

Discipline: LEGAL STUDIES

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Patrick Foong


Equivalent Units
69161 - Bioethics

Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.


About this Unit
This unit covers the ethical and legal issues associated with medical practice and research, including issues raised by new developments in biotechnology. Topics covered include the following: the nature of moral thinking, issues of life and death, experimentation and research involving human subjects, genetic technology, new reproductive technologies, consent and confidentiality.



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