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377-0405-10L  Ethics in Medicine and Health Care

SemesterSpring Semester 2020
LecturersE. Vayena, J. Amann, A. Blasimme, C. Brall, F. Gille, M. Ienca, further lecturers
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman
Commentnur für BSc Humanmedizin


AbstractIn this module, methods of personalized medicine and related ethical issues in medical and biomedical research are discussed.
ObjectiveThis module is intended to enable students to recognize and analyze ethically controversial situations in everyday medical practice.
ContentThis module contains the following ethical issues:
- Doctor-patient relationship
- End-of-life decision making
- Reproductive self-determination
- Techniques such as genetic testing, genome sequencing, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence
Prerequisites / NoticeVoraussetzungen:
LE 377-0105-00L Bewegungsapparat
LE 377-0107-00L Nervensystem
LE 377-0201-00L Herz-Kreislauf-System
LE 377-0203-00L Atmungs-System
LE 377-0205-00L Nieren und Homöostase
LE 377-0301-01L Blut, Immunsystem
LE 377-0301-02L Ernährung und Verdauung
LE 377-0301-03L Endokrinologie, Stoffwechsel