Login
Copyright

UExcel Bioethics - Philosophical Issues: Study Guide & Test Prep

Course Summary

This engaging course can improve your ability pass the UExcel Bioethics: Philosophical Issues exam. Enhance your understanding of important topics covered on the exam, test your knowledge of these topics with short quizzes, and get closer to your goal of earning course credit.
Create An Account
To Start This Course Today
Used by over 10 million students worldwide
Create An Account
Try it free for 5 days

12 chapters in UExcel Bioethics - Philosophical Issues: Study Guide & Test Prep

Ch 1. Theories in Bioethics {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[334849].percentComplete}}% complete
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Utilitarian Ethics: Epicurus, Bentham & Mill Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32869].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32869].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Deontology: Definition, Theory, Ethics & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16755].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16755].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Comparing Obligations & Prima Facie Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54617].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54617].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Natural Law Theory: Definition, Ethics & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19384].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19384].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - John Rawls' 'A Theory of Justice' Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39314].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39314].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Distributive Justice Patterns Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138920].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138920].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Comparing Virtue Ethics vs. Consequentialist & Non-Consequentialist Ethics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53072].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53072].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Ethics of Care Theory: Carol Gilligan & Nel Noddings Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32872].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32872].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Embryonic and Adult Stem Cells: Uses, Origins & Properties Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6594].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6594].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Stem Cell Research Debates Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138923].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138923].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - DNA Sequencing and the Human Genome Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3138].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3138].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How Prenatal and Postnatal Genetic Testing Works Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2625].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2625].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Prenatal Genetic Counseling and Assessment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18839].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18839].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Positive & Negative Eugenics: Ethical Implications Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138925].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138925].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Ethical Considerations of Genetic Research, Therapy & Technology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138926].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138926].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What Is Huntington's Disease? - Symptoms, Genetic Cause & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2620].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2620].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Ethical Issues Related to Huntington's Disease Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138927].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138927].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - The U.S. Health Care System: Description, Structure, Cost, Quality & Access Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18526].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18526].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Race & Demographics of Health Care in the United States Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138941].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138941].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Gender & Demographics of U.S. Health Care Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138942].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138942].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Class & Demographics of Health Care in the U.S. Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138943].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138943].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Tuskegee Syphilis Case Study & U.S. Health Care Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138944].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138944].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Organs & Tissues as Scarce Medical Resources Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138945].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138945].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Medical Technology, Scarcity & Ethics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138946].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138946].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Medical Services, Scarcity & Ethics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138947].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138947].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Paying for Health Care: Ethical Issues Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138948].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138948].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Environmental Ethics & Human Values: Definition & Impact on Environmental Problems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11463].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11463].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Moral Status: Definition, Philosophy & Criteria Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138955].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138955].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Moral Status: Applications for Animal Rights Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138956].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138956].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Speciesism in Environmental Ethics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138957].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138957].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Biocentrism in Environmental Ethics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138958].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138958].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The Environment, Levels of Ecology and Ecosystems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[405].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[405].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Ecosystems, Habitats and Ecological Niches Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[410].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[410].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What is Biodiversity? - Definition and Relation to Ecosystem Stability Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8538].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8538].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Future Environmental Concerns: Population, Food Supply, Energy & Pollution Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11475].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11475].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Pollution: Physical, Chemical & Biological Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10597].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10597].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Use of Pesticides: Benefits and Problems Associated with Pesticides Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9112].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9112].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Economics of Pollution: Marginal Cost of Pollution & Optimum Amount of Pollution Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11472].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11472].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Waste Legislation: Resource Conservation and Recovery Act vs. the Superfund Act Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10359].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10359].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Politics of Energy Resources: Conservation, Efficiency, & Renewable Energy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23485].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23485].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Conservation of Resources: Responsibility & Action Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138966].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138966].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 95 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 2,000 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? Study.com has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.

Support