VSLE7X1c Medical Ethics 2 - seminar

Faculty of Medicine
Spring 2013
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)
Mgr. et Mgr. Veronika Oškerová, Ph.D. (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
Supplier department: Department of Medical Ethics - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Timetable of Seminar Groups
VSLE7X1c/01: Mon 18. 2. to Fri 22. 2. each working day 7:30–12:20 A19/118
VSLE7X1c/02: Mon 27. 5. to Fri 31. 5. each working day 7:30–12:20 A19/118
VSLE7X1c/03: Mon 13. 5. to Fri 17. 5. each working day 7:30–12:20 A19/118
VSLE7X1c/04: Mon 29. 4. to Fri 3. 5. each working day 7:30–12:20 A19/118
VSLE7X1c/05: Mon 15. 4. to Fri 19. 4. each working day 7:30–12:20 A19/118
VSLE7X1c/06: Tue 2. 4. to Fri 5. 4. each working day 7:30–12:20 A19/118
VSLE7X1c/07: Mon 18. 3. to Fri 22. 3. each working day 7:30–12:20 A19/118
VSLE7X1c/08: Mon 4. 3. to Fri 8. 3. each working day 7:30–12:20 A19/118
VSLE7X1c/31: 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
  • 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
  • Ethical issues in modern medicine : contemporary readings in bioethics. Edited by Bonnie Steinbock - John D. Arras - Alex John London. 7th ed. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 2009. xxii, 914. ISBN 9780073407357. info
  • Bioethics : an anthology. Edited by Helga Kuhse - Peter Singer. 2nd ed. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2006. xvii, 738. ISBN 1405129484. info
  • The Oxford handbook of bioethics. Edited by Bonnie Steinbock. 1st pub. in pbk. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. xviii, 747. ISBN 9780199562411. info
  • Contemporary issues in bioethics. Edited by Tom L. Beauchamp - LeRoy Walters. 6th ed. Belmont: Thomson learning, 2003. x, 800 s. ISBN 0-534-58441-1. info
  • Medical ethics today : the BMA'shandbook of ethics and law. Edited by Veronica English - Romano Romano-Critchley. 2nd ed. London: BMJ Publishing, 2008. xxv, 822. ISBN 9780727917447. info
  • Bioethics. Edited by John Harris. 1st pub. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. vi, 557. ISBN 0198752571. info
  • PENCE, Gregory E. Classic cases in medical ethics : accounts of cases that have shaped medical ethics, with philosophical, legal, and historical backgrounds. 4th ed. Boston: McGraw Hill, 2004. xviii, 470. ISBN 0072829354. info
  • Cases, materials and problems on bioethics and law. Edited by Michael H. Shapiro. 2nd ed. St. Paul: Thomson, 2003. liii, 1495. ISBN 0314066004. 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, Spring 2011, Autumn 2011, Spring 2012, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Spring 2014, Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2013, recent)
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