BIOETHICS

C.3.1- BIOETHICS

Course Name

Code

Semester

Theory
(hours/week)

Application
(hours/week)

Credit

ECTS

B.3.1- BIOETHICS

C.3.1

2ND

2

2

2

Prerequisites
Course language
English
Course type Must 
Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face 
Learning and teaching strategies Lecture
Discussion

Practice applications
Question and Answer

Instructor (s) Dt. Kiymet Sanic (Ph.D)
Course objective The goals of education in medical ethics are to enhance the sensitivities of the student to medical ethical dilemmas, to provide the student with the specific knowledge to be able to identify and characterize medical ethical dilemmas, to acquaint the student with terminology, views, values, and relevant basic principles in philosophy, religion, law and sociology, to provide the student with the intellectual tools and fundamental thought processes to analyze and resolve ethical problems, to present the student with the approaches of philosophy, law, culture and religion in the resolution of medical ethical dilemmas, To enhance the student’s ability to examine and analyze unresolved ethical issues logically, to instill in the student the principles of respect for individuals with different points of view, the empathy and compassion toward patients, and to emphasize the centrality of the patient rather than the illness, and the importance of human values.
Learning outcomes
  1. can understand why ethics is important to medicine

  2. can identify the major sources of medical ethics

  3. can recognize different approaches to ethical decision-making

  4. can explain why all patients are deserving of respect and equal treatment

  5. can see ethisc of medical research

  6. can recognize physician responsibilities for society, patients and collagues

Course Content Bioethics focuses on issues arising out of the practice of medicine, a doctor-patient partnership approach, adding respect for patients’ autonomy, an increasing awareness of justice to the traditional Hippocratic concern to provide health benefits with minimal harm. Responsibility to patients as well as to society, to other health professionals, and to self. Bioethics is also a very broad subject that is concerned with the moral issues raised by developments in the biological sciences what one is obligated or permitted to do, or prohibited from doing, in different contexts of biotechnology, medical practice and research and a field of study concerned with the ethics and philosophical implications of certain biological and medical procedures, technologies, and treatments, such as organ transplants, genetic engineering, and care of the terminally ill.
References
  1. «Medical Ethic Manual» the World Medical Association (3rd edition 2015) has prepared.

  2. «The Cambridge Textbook Bioethics» by Singer and Viens (Cambridge University Press 208)
  3. Case reports (e-resource)

Course outline weekly

Weeks

Topics

Week 1

What is ethics?

Week 2

What is medical ethics?

Week 3 Principal features of medical ethics 1
Week 4

Principal features of medical ethics 2

Week 5

Physicians and patients relationship 1

Week 6

Physicians and patients relationship 2

Week 7

Physicians and colleagues relationship 1

Week 8

Physicians and colleagues relationship 2

Week 9

Summary Lesson

Week 10

Mid-term examination

Week 11 Physicians and colleagues relationship 2
Week 12 Physicians and society relationship
Week 13

Bioethics and medical research

Week 14 Responsibilities to oneself (physicians)
Week 15 Case (Presentation)
Week 16

Case (Presentation)

Week 17

Case (Presentation)

Week 18

Final Examination

Assesment methods

Course activities

Number

Percentage

Attendance

1

15

Laboratory

0

0

Application

0

0

Field activities

0

0

Specific practical training

0

0

Assignments

0

0

Presentation

1

15

Project

0

0

Seminar

0

0

Midterms

1

70

Total

100

Percentage of semester activities contributing grade succes

0

40

Percentage of final exam contributing grade succes

0

60

Total

100

WORKLOAD AND ECTS CALCULATION

Activities

Number

Duration (hour)

Total Work Load

Course Duration

14

2

28

Laboratory

0

0

0

Application

0

0

0

Specific practical training

0

0

0

Field activities

0

0

0

Study Hours Out of Class (Preliminary work, reinforcement, ect)

10

1

4

Presentation / Seminar Preparation

2

2

4

Project

0

0

0

Homework assignment

0

0

0

Preparation for midterm exams

2

5

10

Midterms (Study duration)

1

2

2

Preparation for final exam

1

6

10

Final Exam (Study duration)

1

2

2

Total Workload

60

Matrix Of The Course Learning Outcomes Versus Program Outcomes

D.9. Key Learning Outcomes Contrubition level*
1 2 3 4 5
  1. Explains the basic structure, development and physiological functioning of the body at the level of molecules, cells, tissues, organs and systems.

       
  1. Defines the causes of diseases, mechanisms of occurrence and changes in affected organs with information based on scientific data.

       
  1. Evaluates and applies the principles of diagnosis, treatment, prevention and rehabilitation of diseases and epidemiology and reduction of common diseases in the community.

         
  1. Evaluate national and international health systems in the context of health policies, finance and administration.

       X
  1. Know the research processes that constitute the basis of medical knowledge and have the knowledge of foreign language to follow the developments in this field.

   X    
  1. Takes a medical history from the patient and, if necessary, from his relatives.

     X    
  1. Performs physical examination of patients, evaluates clinical, laboratory and radiological and findings of common diseases and applies diagnosis and treatment processes using appropriate process steps.

         
  1. Recognizes life-threatening situations, makes appropriate first treatment and directs when necessary.

         
  1. Performs preventive medical services.

   X      
  1. Keeps medical and forensic records in accordance with legal regulations, gives importance to the confidentiality of patient information and prepares and presents patient information when necessary.

       X
  1. Plans and performs the processes for the prevention and health promotion in the context of individuals and community.

   X    
  1. Gain the competency to work independently and take responsibility in compulsory situations.

       X
  1. Demonstrate a lifelong learning behavior towards professional and social changes.

      X 
  1. Fulfills his responsibilities as within the framework of professional values, ethical principles and legislations without discriminating on the basis of race, gender, religion, social and cultural.

       X
  1. Takes part in the teamwork with his colleagues and health care workers for the disease prevention and health promotion.

       
  1. Follow the scientific and technological developments in medical practice.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest