Corso
Elenco corsi a.a. 2019/2020
Anno accademico 2019/2020

Bioetica RA0602

5 ECTS
Docente
Sede di Gerusalemme
Secondo semestre

FINALITÀ

General Objective: After establishing the governing principles based on an adequate understanding of the human person, to apply these to bio-ethical areas such as human reproduction and genetics, the human embryo, and to health care and end-of-life issues.

ARGOMENTI

Course Outlines: Human Person: Fundamental Principles of Bioethics; Human Reproduction: Natural Reproduction and Assisted Reproduction; Natural Regulation of Birth and Artificial Contraception; Sterilization; Human Genetics: Human Genome, Biotechnology, Genetic Engineering, Human Cloning, and Stem-cell Research; Human Embryo: Abortion, Prenatal Diagnosis, Interventions on the Human Embryo; End of Life issues: Euthanasia, Aggressive Medical Treatment, Palliative Care, Brain Death and Organ Transplants.

TESTI

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