Liberal Arts in Dingle
PH 271 – Bioethics: Philosophical Approaches

Spend 2 weeks learning about ethical issues in health care by exploring compelling scenarios and case-studies. Study the role of ethics and the importance of Philosophy to the Irish Catholic Intellectual Tradition and investigate how health care concerns impact the lives of patients and health-care providers throughout southwestern Ireland.

Among the central topics to be covered include informed consent, medical futility, reproductive ethics, privacy, cultural competence, and clinical trials.

This course fulfils the Social & Global Awareness, Humanistic Inquiry, and Scientific Literacy LAE requirement.