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Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Genesis University (formerly Association for Hebraic Studies Institute) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Biomedical Ethics: A Jewish Perspective (PHI 425)

Location: 
Genesis University, Miami, FL; authorized instructional sites, or approved proctor sites.
Length: 

Classroom-based or distance learning course administered through Genesis University. 

Dates: 
January 2006 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: analyze ethical issues that arise in the field of medicine; identify the general ethical principles; examine Jewish ethical principles that govern biomedical decisions; and compare and contrast Anglo-Saxon law, Jewish and other religious perspectives.

Instruction: 

This course examines biomedical ethical dilemmas and compares the secular, religious and Jewish perspectives. Topics include: abortion, genetics, cloning, stem cell research, artificial insemination, and euthanasia.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Philosophy, Jewish Thought, Ethics or Biomedical Ethics (5/06) (3/11 revalidation) (9/16 revalidation).

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