VSLE7X1c Medical ethics 2

Faculty of Medicine
Autumn 2007
Extent and Intensity
0/2. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
doc. Mgr. Josef Kuře, Dr. phil. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Marie Mikošková (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Martin Pavlík, Ph.D., DESA, EDIC (seminar tutor)
prof. RNDr. Renata Veselská, Ph.D., M.Sc. (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Petra Vysočanová (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Václav Zvoníček, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Josef Kuře, Dr. phil.
Department of Medical Ethics - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: Mgr. Michaela Vaňharová, Ph.D.
Timetable of Seminar Groups
VSLE7X1c/09: Mon 10. 12. to Fri 14. 12. each working day 7:30–12:20 N01082/015
VSLE7X1c/10: Mon 26. 11. to Fri 30. 11. each working day 7:30–12:20 N01082/015
VSLE7X1c/11: Mon 12. 11. to Fri 16. 11. each working day 7:30–12:20 N01082/015
VSLE7X1c/12: Mon 29. 10. to Fri 2. 11. each working day 7:30–12:20 N01082/015
VSLE7X1c/16: Wed 2. 1. to Fri 4. 1. each working day 7:30–12:20 N01082/015
Prerequisites (in Czech)
VSPF0622p Pathophysiol. II - lect. && VSPA0622p Pathological Anatomy I - lect. && ( VLCP0622c Clin.exam. in surgery II || STCP0622c Clin.exam. in surgery II ) && VSIP0622c Clin.exam.in int.med.-pract. && VSET021 Medical Ethics I
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
  • Ethics and philosophy. A philosophical basis of ethics.
  • 2.Ethics and psychiatry. The history of psychiatry. Involuntary hospitalization. Treating patients without their consent.
  • 3. Ethics and genethics. Eugenics and past mistakes, genetics at the population level. consensus ethics in medical genetic. Human genome project.
  • 4. The beginnig of human life }etical problems of abortions, asisted reproduction / arteficial procreation /, antenatal diagnosis.
  • 5. Ethical codes, Hippocratic Oath, Four basical principles: the duty not to harm, to benefit, the respect of autonomie, and justice.
  • 6. Ethics and oncology. Death and dying. Caring for the dying person and his relatives, the attitudes towards death, the definition of death.
  • 7. Ethics and rights of patients. Informent consent, confidentiality, breaching of confidentiality. Have we got a consent form.
  • 8. Ethics and ontology. The dimension of human person, the dignity of man. Ontological aspects of ethics.
  • 9. Medical research with living subjects /Nuremberg code, Declaration of Helsinki, informed consent, nonethical research in modern time, ethics of research on animals.
  • 10. Active euthanasia and asisted suicide. Movements for active euthanasia, slippery slope. Nazi Germany - euthanasia movement. Holland model and its criticism. The limits of self-destruction.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
Information on completion of the course: po absolvování seminářů a přednášek
The course is taught each semester.
General note: Informace o náplni seminářů - viz lék. etika 2.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: blokové semináře - 30 hodin v jednom týdnu.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2000, Autumn 2000, Spring 2001, Autumn 2001, Spring 2002, Autumn 2002, Spring 2003, Autumn 2003, Spring 2004, Autumn 2004, Spring 2005, Autumn 2005, Spring 2006, Autumn 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Autumn 2008, Spring 2009, Autumn 2009, Spring 2010, Autumn 2010, Spring 2011, Autumn 2011, Spring 2012, Autumn 2012, Spring 2013, Autumn 2013, Spring 2014, Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2007, recent)
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