cod. 14199

Academic year 2012/13
2° year of course - First semester
Academic discipline
Storia della medicina (MED/02)
Attività formative affini o integrative
Type of training activity
14 hours
of face-to-face activities
2 credits
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course unit
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Learning objectives

The student will acquire the fundamental methodological and cultural tools to face ethical issues underlying biotechnological applications and techniques.


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Course unit content

1. Introduction. Ethics - Bioethics - Deontology. Principles and methods. 2. Biotechnology and Bioethics. The human genome, cloning, stem cells. 3. Assisted fertilization. 4. The human embryo. 5. Grafts from dead donors, from living donors, from transgenic organisms. 6. Bioethics and the environment. 7. Ethics in biomedical research. 8. Ethics and economics in human health. 9. Patent discipline: ethical implications.

Full programme

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Material will be provided

Teaching methods

Oral lessons

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam

Other information

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