BPET051p Health Care Ethics - lecture

Faculty of Medicine
autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Mgr. Lenka Bujoková (lecturer)
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
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 gives an introduction to health care ethics. The aim of the course is: to introduce to health care ethics; to give information about ethical dilemmas in current medicine and health care; to learn how to prevent problems by observing professional ethical standards.
Learning outcomes
After completing the subject, the student will be able: - to identify ethical aspects of health care - to analyze ethical dilemmas in health care - to apply the ethical normative tools
  • • Introduction to ethics • Patient-physician relationship, patient-nurse relationship • Patient rights - obligations of health care providers • Informed consent • Truth in health care • Personal data protection in health care • Health care information and privacy protection • Transplantation ethics • Ethics in assisted reproduction • Prenatal and preimplantation diagnosis, genetic screening • Ethical issues in intensive care • End of life decisions • Ethics of biomedical research
    recommended literature
  • Od narození do smrti : etické problémy v lékařství. Edited by David C. Thomasma - Thomasine Kimbrough Kushner, Translated by Lucie M. Vyd. 1. Praha: Mladá fronta, 2000. 389 s. ISBN 8020408835. info
  • HAŠKOVCOVÁ, Helena. Manuálek o etice pro zdravotní sestry. Vyd. 1. Brno: Institut pro další vzdělávání pracovníků ve zdravotnictví, 2000. 46 s. ISBN 8070133104. info
  • Práva pacientů :komentované vydání. Edited by Helena Haškovcová - Jan Petrášek. [1. vyd.]. Havířov: Nakladatelství Aleny Krtilové, 1996. 176 s. ISBN 80-902163-0-7. info
  • HAŠKOVCOVÁ, Helena. Informovaný souhlas : proč a jak? První vydání. Praha: Galén, 2007. 104 stran. ISBN 9788072624973. info
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Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
Information on the per-term frequency of the course: podzimní semestr.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 15.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, autumn 2018, autumn 2019.
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