VSLE7X1c Medical Ethics 2 - seminar

Faculty of Medicine
Spring 2011
Extent and Intensity
0/2. 2 credit(s). Recommended Type of Completion: z (credit). Other types of completion: k (colloquium).
MUDr. Jana Halámková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
doc. Mgr. Josef Kuře, Dr. phil. (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Martina Novotná (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Martin Pavlík, Ph.D., DESA, EDIC (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: MUDr. Mgr. Šárka Šafářová, dipl. um., Ph.D.
Timetable of Seminar Groups
VSLE7X1c/01: Mon 21. 2. to Fri 25. 2. each working day 7:30–12:20 A19/118
VSLE7X1c/02: Mon 30. 5. to Fri 3. 6. each working day 7:30–12:20 A19/118
VSLE7X1c/03: Mon 16. 5. to Fri 20. 5. each working day 7:30–12:20 A19/118
VSLE7X1c/04: Mon 2. 5. to Fri 6. 5. each working day 7:30–12:20 A19/118
VSLE7X1c/05: Mon 18. 4. to Fri 22. 4. each working day 7:30–12:20 A19/118
VSLE7X1c/06: Mon 4. 4. to Fri 8. 4. each working day 7:30–12:20 A19/118
VSLE7X1c/07: Mon 21. 3. to Fri 25. 3. each working day 7:30–12:20 A19/118
VSLE7X1c/08: Mon 7. 3. to Fri 11. 3. each working day 7:30–12:20 A19/118
VSLE7X1c/31: No timetable has been entered into IS.
VSLE7X1c/32: No timetable has been entered into IS.
Prerequisites (in Czech)
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 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
Interactive seminar offers an introduction to clinical ethics. The aim is: - to understand ethical dilemmas in individual fields of medicine - to develop ability to perceive ethical questions within health care - to listen to different ethical arguments and espress own opinions - to learn ability to solve ethical dilemmas in medicine
  • Introduction to medical ethics (terminology, subject, methodology) & Primary care (physician - patient relationship, informed consent)& Beginning of human life (assisted reproduction) & Ethics and genetics (PND, PGD, screening) & Patient rights & Transplantation ethics & Ethics in oncology (truth about diagnosis, paliative care) & Ethical problems in intensive care & Death and dying & Ethics of biomedical research
  • 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. Lékařská etika. třetí rozšířené vydání. Praha: Galén, 2002. 272 pp. ISBN 80-7262-132-7. info
  • Practical medical ethics. Edited by Alastair Campbell. 1st ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992. 177 s. ISBN 0-19-558234-9. 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
  • Bioethics. Edited by John Harris. 1st pub. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. vi, 557. ISBN 0198752571. info
  • Beyond therapy : biotechnology and the pursuit of happiness : a report of the President's Council on Bioethics. Edited by Leon Kass - William Safire. 1st ed. New York: DANA Press, 2005. xxxiii, 37. ISBN 1932594051. info
Teaching methods
class discusion in seminars
Assessment methods
Condition for giving course-unit credit is full attendance in all seminars and activity during the course.
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: blokové semináře po třicetihodinách týdně pro každý kruh.
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, Autumn 2007, Spring 2008, Autumn 2008, Spring 2009, Autumn 2009, Spring 2010, Autumn 2010, 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 (Spring 2011, recent)
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