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2019/2020

The Principles of Ethical Behavior in Health Care

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16EZB Z 1 1+0 Czech
Lecturer:
Ingrid Strobachová (guarantor)
Tutor:
Ingrid Strobachová (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Dosimetry and Application of Ionizing Radiation
Synopsis:

Methods of moral consideration, respect for patient autonomy, ethical aspects of oncology care - truthfulness in hospital consultation, euthanasia, patient rights, ethical aspects of assisted reproduction, ethical aspects of genetic consultancy, health-care economica, problem summary, closing discussion.

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:

1. FUNDAMENTAL TERMINOLOGY: ethics; ethics and philosophy; ethics and law; ethics and health ethics;

2. ETHICS AS A MEDICAL FIELD: ethics and morality; conscience;

3. ALIBICISM AND ITS PROFESSIONAL STRATEGY. Cynicism.

4. FUNDAMENTALS OF MEDICAL ETHICS: autonomy principle; well-informed agreement and its conditions; medical paternalismus.

5. ETHICAL DECISIONS. Moral dilemma; non-precedent problem situation, especially choice of therapeutic procedure.

6. GERMINAL ETHICS. abortus arteficialis: ethical problems of contraception, sterilization, assisted reproductions; aim of parenthood and its ignorance. Problems of abortion, „for“ and „aginst“.

7. ETHICAL ASPECTS OF EXPERIMENT; research experiment, therapeutic experiment.

8. ETHICAL ASPECTS OF GEN MANIPULATION. Justification of the genom atac of a plant, an animal, a human. Cloning.

9. ETHICAL ASPECT OF ORGAN TRANSPLANTATION; Position of a donor and an acceptor.

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

Knowledge:

Methods of moral consideration, respect for patient autonomy.

Abilities:

Distinguish ethical side of medical interventions and discussions with patients in their future profession.

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] Haskovcova, H., Medical Ethics, Prague, Galen, 2002. (in Czech)

[2] Haskovcova H., Medical Ethics. Prague, Galen 1994. (in Czech)

Recommended references:

[3] Störig, J., Little History of Philosophy, Zvon, 1991.(in Czech)

[4] Haskovcova H., Patient Rights (annotated edition), Publishing house Aleny Krtilove, Havirov 1996. (in Czech)

[5] Payne J., Clinical Ethics, Triton Skalpel, Prague 1992. (in Czech)

[6] Privratska J., Simek J., A Reader in Medical Ethics, Karolinum, Praha 1997. (in Czech)

[7] Munzarova M., Introduction to the Study of Medical Ethics and Bioethics, Masaryk University, Brno 1995. (in Czech)

Note:
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Data valid to 2020-06-04
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