University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

PUB HLTH 1006 - Saving lives or respecting rights? An introduction to health ethics

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange:
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Assessment: Quiz, Seminar question summary & facilitation, tutorial participation, Essay Plan, Essay
Syllabus:

Should you be able to choose the gender of your baby? Should risky behaviours reduce your fair share of health care resources? Should researchers in developed countries conduct research with populations in developing countries? What are the ethical obligations of biomedical scientists? Is euthanasia morally permissible? These are some of the fascinating ethical questions this course will equip you to answer. You will explore ethical issues ranging from the individual to the global level, and learn to analyse and resolve these issues using major ethical theories and principles. In this way, you will come to appreciate that a tension sometimes exists between saving lives and respecting rights.

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Units
EFTSL
Amount
3
0.125
          
  


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 2 Mon 08/08/2022 Wed 17/08/2022 Fri 16/09/2022 Fri 28/10/2022


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Seminar
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
28982 SEM0 126 6 This class does not have any timetabled face-to-face sessions. Please check MyUni or contact your Course Coordinator for details.
Related Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
22650 WR06 10 1 26 Jul - 13 Sep Tuesday 3pm - 4pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
4 Oct - 25 Oct Tuesday 3pm - 4pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
22651 WR05 25 1 26 Jul - 13 Sep Tuesday 1pm - 2pm Helen Mayo Sth, S412, Teaching Room
4 Oct - 25 Oct Tuesday 1pm - 2pm Helen Mayo Sth, S412, Teaching Room
22652 WR04 25 1 27 Jul - 14 Sep Wednesday 12pm - 1pm Helen Mayo Sth, S412, Teaching Room
5 Oct - 26 Oct Wednesday 12pm - 1pm Helen Mayo Sth, S412, Teaching Room
22653 WR03 25 FULL 26 Jul - 13 Sep Tuesday 2pm - 3pm Hughes, 323, Teaching Room
4 Oct - 25 Oct Tuesday 2pm - 3pm Hughes, 323, Teaching Room
22654 WR02 23 3 27 Jul - 14 Sep Wednesday 11am - 12pm Engineering Nth, N218, Teaching Room
5 Oct - 26 Oct Wednesday 11am - 12pm Engineering Nth, N218, Teaching Room
22655 WR01 18 FULL 27 Jul - 14 Sep Wednesday 2pm - 3pm Lower Napier, LG21, Teaching Room
5 Oct - 26 Oct Wednesday 2pm - 3pm Lower Napier, LG21, Teaching Room