VSLE7X1p Medical Ethics 2 - lecture

Faculty of Medicine
Spring 2015
Extent and Intensity
0.5/0. 1 credit(s) (plus 1 credit for an exam). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
MUDr. Jana Hořínková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
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: Mgr. Michaela Vaňharová, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Medical Ethics - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Timetable of Seminar Groups
VSLE7X1p/VLA: Mon 9. 3. to Fri 3. 4. Wed 13:00–14:40 A19/118
Prerequisites (in Czech)
VLCP0622c Introduc. to surgery II -pr. || STCP0622c Clin.exam. in surgery II && VSIP0622c Introduction to internal II-pr && VSET021 Medical Ethics I && VLFA0621c Pharmacology I - p
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, palliative care) & Ethical problems in intensive care & Death and dying & Ethics of biomedical research.
  • 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
  • A companion to bioethics. Edited by Helga Kuhse - Peter Singer. 2nd ed. [Malden, MA]: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012. xiii, 622. ISBN 9781444350845. info
  • O'NEILL, Onora. Autonomy and trust in bioethics. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002. xi, 213. ISBN 0521894530. info
  • Life, liberty and the defense of dignitythe challenge for bioethics. Edited by Leon Kass. San Francisco: Encounter Books, 2004. 313 p. ISBN 9781594033902. info
  • SANDEL, Michael J. The case against perfection : ethics in the age of genetic engineering. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2007. x, 162. ISBN 9780674019270. 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
  • FORTWENGEL, Gerhard. Guide for clinical trial staff : implementing good clinical practice. 1st ed. Basel: Karger, 2007. 108 s. ISBN 9783805576550. info
  • Embryonic stem cell patents : European law and ethics. Edited by Aurora Plomer - Paul Torremans. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. xlv, 433. ISBN 9780199543465. info
  • WEIR, Robert F., Robert S. OLICK and Jeffrey C. MURRAY. Stored tissue issue : biomedical research, ethics, and law in the era of genomic medicine. 1st ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. xvii, 339. ISBN 9780195123685. 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 the per-term frequency of the course: předmět je vyučován pouze v podzimním semestru.
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, Spring 2013, Autumn 2013, Spring 2014, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2015, recent)
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