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|Course No. and Title:||PHIL3203 Health Care Ethics|
|Credit Value:||Three (3) credit hours|
This course provides an introduction to ethical theory and its application to contemporary issues in bio-ethics. There are seven units in the course. These are:
1) Students can express the basic tenets of major ethical theories and are competent to discuss the strengths and weaknesses of these theories.
2) Students are familiar with major ethical issues in contemporary bioethics and are able to engage critically with material in areas of bioethics.
Robert Larmer is a professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of New Brunswick. He presently serves as Chair of the Department
Office Location: Office 211, Carleton Hall
Students are expected to do the readings on the assigned readings list. Supplementary materials are provided in the form of summaries of the readings, video lectures, links to other helpful video material, and links to useful web-sites.
Readings in Health Care Ethics, ed. Elisabeth Boetzkes and Wifrid J. Waluchow (Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 2000)
Textbooks can be ordered from the UNB Fredericton Bookstore:
|Assignments & Examinations:||
There will be three timed quizzes, each worth 25% of the final mark, and each consisting of 15 multiple-choice or short answer questions. Once a student has completed the three quizzes he or she will be required to do a final assignment consisting of two short essay questions, each worth 12.5% of the final mark. In order to pass the course, a student must achieve a mark of D (50%) on both the quiz and the essay component of the course.
All mid-term exams and final exams for online courses will be invigilated at an approved time and location. Please refer to the Online Exam Request Form to book.
|Time Limit:||6 months from registration date. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date of your course.
Online courses are subject to an additional $100 non-refundable online fee per course. Fees are subject to change by the Board of Governors.
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