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Ethics and Responsible Decision-Making in the Health Sciences

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About this tutorial

Three real life cases of ethical violations in medical research and treatment illustrate the kinds of ethical choices that can arise in a health sciences career. Ethics seeks to understand what morality is and how we ought to go about making moral decisions. Working though these cases can increase awareness of what may be at stake when we are faced with moral problems.

Video Duration = 00:25:43

 

About the Presenter

Dr. Andrew Jones-Cathcart
Associate Professor of Philosophy at College of the Canyons

  • Dr. Jones-Cathcart has published articles and given talks on a broad range of topics and issues, including existentialism, free will, personal identity, the philosophy of religion, just war theory, minority rights, free speech, political philosophy, and the nature of evil.  Currently, he is concerned with understanding the ways in which critical reasoning (or lack thereof) plays a role in American and global politics and culture.
  • Ph.D., University of South Carolina (Philosophy
  • M.A., Boston College (Philosophy)
What to do Next

Check out these links for more on this topic.

  1. http://www.scu.edu/ethics/practicing/decision/
  2. http://www.scu.edu/ethics-center/ethicsblog/thebigq.cfm
  3. http://virtualmentor.ama-assn.org/

 

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