Course Code: SBMS2104
Course Title: Introduction to Bioethics
Unit: 2
Faculty Package / Core / Elective: Core
Concentration Area: Nil
Year of Study: Year 2
Term: 2
Pre-requisit:: Nil
Co-requisite: Nil
Course Coordinator:

Dr WAI Sen Mun Maria and Dr SINGH Kanchan

This course aims to introduce the basic concepts of bioethics and explore the ethical issues that arise from biomedical sciences and clinical research, as well as during clinical diagnosis and therapeutic treatment. The examined topics cover diversified aspects from historical to recent concerns, including research conducts, embryonic stem cells, designer baby, and genetic screening, etc. Through interactive case discussion activities, students are taught to think and analyze the ethical dilemmas on the basis of some guiding principles and theories, to respect perspectives of different stakeholders, and to make justified actions. These practical skills could help students develop the competence to respond to various ethical challenges in their future career.
Offering Year: 2017/18 onwards

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