VSLE7X1p Medical Ethics 2 - lecture

Faculty of Medicine
Autumn 2010
Extent and Intensity
0.5/0/0. 2 credit(s) (plus 2 credits for an exam). Recommended Type of Completion: k (colloquium). Other types of completion: zk (examination).
doc. Mgr. Josef Kuře, Dr. phil. (lecturer)
MUDr. Petra Vysočanová (lecturer)
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.
Mon 20. 9. to Fri 15. 10. Fri 13:30–15:10 B11/334
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 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
Course objectives
The course is a follow-up to Medical ethics I with accent on clinical ethics.
  • Introduction (terminology, subject) & Primary care (physician - patient relationship, informed consent)& Beginning of human life (assisted reproduction) & Ethics and genetics (PND, PGD, screening) & Patient rights & Transplantation ethics & Ethics and oncology (truth about diagnosis, paliative care) & Ethical problems in intensive care & Death and dying & Ethics and biomedical research
  • 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
  • Bioethics : ancient themes in contemporary issues. Edited by Mark G. Kuczewski - Ronald M. Polansky. 1st ed. London: MIT Press, 2000. xiii, 304. ISBN 0262611775. info
  • SCHWARTZ, Lisa M., Paul. E. PREECE and Robert A. HENDRY. Medical ethics : a case-based approach. 1st ed. Edinburgh: Saunders, 2002. xxi, 204. ISBN 0702025437. info
  • A companion to bioethics. Edited by Helga Kuhse - Peter Singer. 1st ed. [S.l.]: Blackwell Publishing, 2001. xv, 512. ISBN 063123019X. 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
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
The course is finished by colloquium based on case study.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
Information on completion of the course: po absolvování přednášek i seminářů
Information on the per-term frequency of the course: pouze v podzimním semestru.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 2 hod. týdně, první 4 týdny semestru, pro celý ročník.
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, 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 2010, recent)
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