MNET071p Ethics of nutritional therapy

Faculty of Medicine
autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
0.5/0/0. 1 credit(s) (plus 1 credit for an exam). 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
Fri 4. 10. 7:30–9:10 A19/118, Fri 11. 10. 7:30–9:10 A19/118, Fri 18. 10. 7:30–9:10 A19/118
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
Introduction to ethics of nutritional therapy
Learning outcomes
After completing the subject, the student will be able: - to identify ethical aspects of nutritional therapy - to analyze ethical dilemmas in nutritional therapy - to apply the ethical normative tools - recognize and assess the unethical behavior of collaborators - apply an ethical approach to patients and their relatives
  • • Introduction to ethics • Informed consent • Human dignity and human rights • Ethics of nutritional therapy • Nutritional therapy and categories of treatment • Research ethics • Ethical approach to patients and their relatives with respect to age and nature of the disease
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  • 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 a vstřícném chování (Ethics). první vydání. Praha: Galén, ČLS J.E. Purkyně, 1998. 95 pp. ISBN 80-85824-87-6. info
  • The Sage handbook of health care ethics : core and emerging issues. Edited by Ruth F. Chadwick - Henk ten Have - Eric M. Meslin. 1st ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications Ltd, 2011. xxi, 454. ISBN 9781446200971. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
colloquium (oral)
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Information on completion of the course: Pro ukončení zkouškou kromě požadavků pro kolokvium je podmínkou napsání písemné práce na zvolené dílčí téma předmětu.
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 8.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, autumn 2018, autumn 2020.
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