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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR6881
Tracking Number - 1866

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2005-05-27
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Detail Information

  1. Date & Time Submitted: 2005-03-23
  2. Department: Nursing
  3. College: NR
  4. Budget Account Number: 6201-000-0
  5. Contact Person: Judith Karshmer
  6. Phone: 9749229
  7. Email:
  8. Prefix: NGR
  9. Number: 6881
  10. Full Title: Bioethics in Contemporary Society
  11. Credit Hours: 3
  12. Section Type: C - Class Lecture (Primarily)
  13. Is the course title variable?: N
  14. Is a permit required for registration?: N
  15. Are the credit hours variable?: N
  16. Is this course repeatable?:
  17. If repeatable, how many times?: 0
  18. Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): Bioethics Cont Society
  19. Course Online?: -
  20. Percentage Online:
  21. Grading Option: R - Regular
  22. Prerequisites:
  23. Corequisites:
  24. Course Description: Ethical issues related to health and illness encountered during stages of the life cycle, focusing on the influences exerted by cultural diversities and psychosocial factors, including the bi-directional interaction between the individual and society.

  25. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course: This course is part of the Biomedical Ethics and Humanities Interdisciplinary Mastersí program in the Health Sciences Center
  26. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service? Required course in Interdisciplinary program. Elective opportunity for HSC graduate study
  27. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times? Yes twice
  28. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.) Ph.D in a Health Science profession or MD plus biomedical experience or education
  29. Objectives: Veatch, R.M. (2003). The basics of bioethics, (2nd edition). New Jersey: Prentice Hall
  30. Learning Outcomes: Veatch, R.M. (2003). The basics of bioethics, (2nd edition). New Jersey: Prentice Hall
  31. Major Topics: Role and Function Ethics Committees

    Beginning of Life Issues

    Reproductive Issues

    Disclosure of errors/adverse events


    Abuse Issues

    Aging Issues

    Cultural diversity and psychosocial factors relating

    to health and illness Economics

    Allocation of resources

    Research ethics

    Ethics Committee Simulations

    Papers due on line

  32. Textbooks: Veatch, R.M. (2003). The basics of bioethics, (2nd edition). New Jersey: Prentice Hall
  33. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases:
  34. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy:
  35. Assignments, Exams and Tests:
  36. Attendance Policy:
  37. Policy on Make-up Work:
  38. Program This Course Supports:
  39. Course Concurrence Information:

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