aZLET011c Ethics in Dentistry - practice

Faculty of Medicine
autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/0.5/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
doc. Mgr. Josef Kuře, Dr. phil. (lecturer)
Mgr. Michaela Vaňharová, Ph.D. (assistant)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Josef Kuře, Dr. phil.
Department of Medical Ethics - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: doc. Mgr. Josef Kuře, Dr. phil.
Supplier department: Department of Medical Ethics - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
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
The course introduces to medical ethics, focussing on ethics in dentistry.
The aim is:
- to inform about ethical dilemmas in dentistry
- to develop ability to perceive ethical aspects of health care
- to learn to prevent problems applying professional ethical standards
Learning outcomes
After completing the subject the student: - is able to define the terms - is able to identify, to analyze, and to solve moral dilemmas in dentistry - is able to apply ethical principles to the given case - is able to use an ethical argument
  • Introduction to ethics & Physician-patient relationship & Informed consent & Ethics and communication & Physician role and "doctor as a double agent" & Children as patients & Geriatric patients & Ethics and law & Personal data protection & Biomedical research
  • 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
  • ACKERMAN, Terrence F. and Carson STRONG. A casebook of medical ethics. New York: Oxford University Press, 1989. xvii, 240. ISBN 0195039165. 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
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
Full attendance and activity in seminars
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 7.5.
The course is also listed under the following terms autumn 2019.
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