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Medical Ethics and Substitute Decision Making

Course ID#: MFC 357

Credits: 1


Course Description:

Examines the everyday ethical problems faced by medical staff and family members, particularly in terminal cases. Students become familiar with legal documents and issues-health-care proxies, "do not resuscitate" orders, living wills, guardianships, and powers of attorney-related to the incompetent or unconscious hospitalized patient. LEC


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