Liberal Arts in Dingle
PH353 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.  Enjoy group dinners at local pubs, an overnight trip to beautiful Killarney, a day trip to the Blasket Islands and more. This 3-credit course fulfills the LAE Humanistic Inquiry & Global and Social Awareness.