Bi0953 Advanced Bioethics

Faculty of Science
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/1/0. 1 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
prof. RNDr. Renata Veselská, Ph.D., M.Sc. (lecturer)
RNDr. Petr Chlapek, DiS., Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. RNDr. Renata Veselská, Ph.D., M.Sc.
Department of Experimental Biology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: prof. RNDr. Renata Veselská, Ph.D., M.Sc.
Supplier department: Department of Experimental Biology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
Prerequisites (in Czech)
Bi9950 Introduction to bioethics && ( Bi0952 Bioethics - seminar || NOW ( Bi0952 Bioethics - seminar )) && ! Bi0951 Advanced Bioethics
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 the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
This course is aimed at a deepening of the knowledge of specific issues in bioetics, with special regard to the up-to-date topics and to the communication with professionals from research and healthcare (genetics, oncology, assisted reproduction, transpantation medicine, psychiatry, law, etc.). These onsite discussion will be accompanied by online discussions on selected cases.
  • 1) Transplantation medicine
  • 2) Intensive care
  • 3) Death and dying
  • 4) Clinical trials
  • 5) Genetic counseling
  • 6) Reproductive medicine
  • 7) Pediatric oncology
  • 8) Psychology and psychiatry
  • 9) Ecoethics
  • 10) Biomedicine and law
    recommended literature
  • VEATCH, Robert M., Amy Marie HADDAD and Dan C. ENGLISH. Case studies in biomedical ethics : decision-making, principles, and cases. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. xxiv, 456. ISBN 9780195309720. info
  • SIEGLER, Mark and William J. WINSLADE. Clinical ethics : a practical approach to ethical decisions in clinical medicine. Edited by Albert R. Jonsen. 7th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill Medical, 2010. vi, 228. ISBN 9780071634144. 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
  • 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
  • The Oxford handbook of bioethics. Edited by Bonnie Steinbock. 1st pub. in pbk. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. xviii, 747. ISBN 9780199562411. info
  • GLANNON, Walter. Biomedical ethics. 1st ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. x, 176. ISBN 0195144317. 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
  • 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
  • Bioethics for scientists. Edited by J. A. Bryant. 1st ed. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, 2002. xi, 360. ISBN 0471495328. info
Teaching methods
This course should be realized as on-site discussion seminars with professionals from different fields of biomedicine and as online discussions focused on up-to-date cases.
Assessment methods (in Czech)
Předpokladem úspěšného ukončení předmětu je aktivní participace studentů na diskusních seminářích a v online diskusích. Předmět je ukončen kolokviem.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
Information on course enrolment limitations: Předmět bude vyučován pouze v případě, že si jej zapíše 10 a více studentů.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2013, Spring 2015, Spring 2017, Spring 2019.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2020, recent)
  • Permalink: