aZLET021p Ethics in Dentistry - lecture

Faculty of Medicine
spring 2019
Extent and Intensity
0.5/0/0. 1 credit(s). Recommended Type of Completion: k (colloquium). Other types of completion: zk (examination).
doc. Mgr. Josef Kuře, Dr. phil. (lecturer)
Mgr. Michaela Vaňharová, Ph.D. (assistant)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Josef Kuře, Dr. phil.
Department of Medical Ethics - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: doc. Mgr. Josef Kuře, Dr. phil.
Supplier department: Department of Medical Ethics - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Mon 18. 2. 15:00–16:40 A19/113, Mon 25. 2. 15:00–16:40 A19/113, Mon 4. 3. 15:00–16:40 A19/113, Mon 11. 3. 15:00–16:40 A19/113, Mon 18. 3. 15:00–16:40 A19/113, Mon 25. 3. 15:00–16:40 A19/113, Mon 1. 4. 15:00–16:40 A19/113, Mon 8. 4. 15:00–16:40 A19/113
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course introduces to medical ethics, focussing on ethics in dentistry.
The aim is:
- to inform about ethical dilemmas in dentistry
- to develop ability to perceive ethical aspects of dentistry
- to learn to prevent problems applying professional ethical standards
Learning outcomes
After completing the subject the student:
- is able to define the terms
- is able to identify, to analyze, and to solve moral dilemmas in dentistry
- is able to apply ethical principles to the given case
- is able to use an ethical argument
  • Introduction to ethics & Physician-patient relationship & Informed consent & Ethics of communication & Physician role and "doctor as a double agent" & Children as patients & Geriatric patients & Ethics and law & Personal data protection & Biomedical research
  • CAMPBELL, Alastair V., Grant R. GILLETT and D. Gareth JONES. Medical ethics. 4th ed. South Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 2005. xiii, 312. ISBN 0195584872. info
  • Casebook of medical ethics. Edited by Terrence F. Ackerman - Carson Strong. [1st ed.]. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1989. xvii, 240. ISBN 0-19-503917-3. info
  • FREEMAN, John M. and Kevin MCDONNELL. Tough decisions : cases in medical ethics. 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. xix, 223. ISBN 9780195090420. info
  • SCHWARTZ, Lisa M., Paul. E. PREECE and Robert A. HENDRY. Medical ethics : a case-based approach. 1st ed. Edinburgh: Saunders, 2002. xxi, 204. ISBN 0702025437. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
The course is completed by written test
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 7.5.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses

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The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018.
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