School Of Law

BioethicsWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 200295.2


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Equivalent Units
69161 - Bioethics

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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