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CURRENT COURSES

SPRING QUARTER 2017

Undergraduate level courses

B H

201       Topics in Bioethics & Humanities (2)                                                                              (10904)

Introduces topics in clinical, research, and population health ethics and methods of ethical analysis and argumentation. Addresses topics such as the birth of bioethics, informed consent, end-of-life care, genomic medicine, social justice in healthcare and in population health, and global bioethics. Credit/no-credit only.
Blacksher & B H Faculty                         T  2:30-4:20 pm                                                                              AND 223

311       Ethical Issues in Modern Medicine: (3)  I&S                                                                 (10905)
Case-based approach to ethical topics in medicine, such as abortion, genetic testing, physician-assisted death, and euthanasia. Emphasizes utilizing ethical principles and methods of case analysis.
Jecker                                                           T  2:30-3:50 pm                                                                             HSA A420

420       Philosophical Problems in Bioethics: (3)  I&S                                                              (10906)
Introduces the philosophical concepts and controversies that underlie contemporary bioethical debates. Explores issues using the literature of bioethics and philosophy, contemporary film, works of fiction, and conversations with health professionals. Students learn philosophical methods of analysis and argument, and debate different sides of ethical issues.
Jecker                                                        W  11:30-2:20 pm                                                                             HSE E216

421       History of Eugenics: (5)  I&S                                                                                               (10907)
Examines the history of ideas, policies, and practices associated with eugenics and human genetics from the late nineteenth century to the present in American society and other national contexts. Offered: jointly with DIS ST 421.
Woiak                                                       T Th  1:30-3:50 pm                                                                              SAV 131

499       Undergraduate Research (Varied Credit) I&S                                                             (10908)
To be determined. - http://depts.washington.edu/bhdept/acapro/minor.html#IS
Instructor to be assigned based on project  

Graduate level courses

B H
527       Social Science Research Methods (3)(10910)
Introduces students to research methods in bioethics, ranging from qualitative to quantitative: interviews, focus groups, surveys, and experimental and observational designs. Students write research questions, match research methods to research questions, and conclude with a proposal that uses a social sciences empirical approach to address their research question.
Bowen                                                        T  12:30-3:20 pm                                                                             HSE E216

535       Medical Ethics & Jurisprudence (3)                                                                                (10911)
Examines the relationship between bioethics and law. Reviews the basic concepts of both disciplines; their theoretical and practical connections. Analysis of principle legal cases and statutes illustrating such issues as informed consent to treatment, foregoing life support, research with human subjects, confidentiality, and allocation of health care resources. Offered: jointly with LAW H 503.
Dudzinski, Kuszler                                T Th  3:30-5:20 pm                                                                              LAW 217

595       Bioethics Practicum (3)                                                                                                       (10915)
Students participate in clinical ethics rounds, case discussions, review of research protocols, or other professional activities related to bioethics. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Credit/no-credit only.
Burke                                                           M 4:30-5:50 pm                                                                           HSA A204C
                                                                                     

596       Master's Research Project ([1-12]-, max. 12)                                                              (10916)
Research project culminating in a scholarly paper suitable for publication in a peer-reviewed journal. Majors only. Credit/no-credit only.
                                                                       To be arranged

600       Independent Study/Research (*varies)                                                                         (10917)
Research project culminating in a scholarly paper suitable for publication in a peer-reviewed journal. Majors only. Credit/no-credit only.
                                                                       To be arranged

 

AUTUMN QUARTER 2017

Undergraduate level courses

B H

402       Ethical Theory (5)  I&S                                                         (11124)

Studies the major normative ethical theories, including both teleological and deontological approaches. Emphasizes moral philosophy during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, as well as contemporary commentary. Recommended: one basic course in ethics. Offered: jointly with PHIL 412.
Jecker                                                       T TH 12:30-2:20 pm                                                                           HSB BB1602

456       Social Justice and Health (5)  I&S                                     (11125)
Examines the moral grounds for the view that social inequalities in health are unjust using contemporary literature from moral philosophy and bioethics, case studies, and film. Explores basic questions integral to determinations of social injustice as well as moral constraints on the pursuit of health equity.
Blacksher                                              T TH  10:30-12:50 pm                                                                             SOCC 303

499       Undergraduate Research (Varied Credit) I&S              (11126)
To be determined. - http://depts.washington.edu/bhdept/acapro/minor.html#IS
Instructor to be assigned based on project  

 Graduate level courses

B H

502       Ethical Theory (5)                                                                  (11127)
Studies the major normative ethical theories, including both teleological and deontological approaches. Emphasizes moral philosophy during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, as well as contemporary commentary. Recommended: one basic course in ethics. Offered: jointly with PHIL 412.
Jecker                                                       T TH 12:30-2:20 pm                                                                           HSB BB1602

514       Legal, Ethical, and Social Issues in Public Health Genetics (3)              (11129)
Equips the student to anticipate and assess potential legal, ethical, and social barriers complicating the incursion of new genetic advances, information, and technologies into public and private healthcare delivery efforts. Prerequisite: GENOME 361, GENOME 371, or equivalent. Offered: jointly with LAW H 504/PHG 512; A.
LOCHNER DOYLE                                 M W  12:00-1:50 pm                                                                             SOCC 342

556       Social Justice and Health (5)                                             (11131)
Examines the moral grounds for the view that social inequalities in health are unjust using contemporary literature from moral philosophy and bioethics, case studies, and film. Explores basic questions integral to determinations of social injustice as well as moral constraints on the pursuit of health equity.
Blacksher                                              T TH  10:30-12:50 pm                                                                             SOCC 303

596       Master's Research Project ([1-12]-, max. 6)               (11132)
Research project culminating in a scholarly paper suitable for publication in a peer-reviewed journal. Majors only. Credit/no-credit only.
                                                                       To be arranged

600       Independent Study/Research (*varies)                        (11133)
Research project culminating in a scholarly paper suitable for publication in a peer-reviewed journal. Majors only. Credit/no-credit only.
                                                                       To be arranged

 

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