Ch 40: Biomedical Ethics

About This Chapter

Watch informative video lessons to learn all about how ethics relate to biomedicine. Take a multiple-choice quiz at the end of every lesson for self-assessment.

Biomedical Ethics - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

The medical field possesses its own set of ethical standards that relate to biomedicine. This chapter will look at how ethics affect professional conduct along with the rights of medical patients. Each lesson digs into an aspect of ethics that dictates how medical treatment is delivered on a daily basis. Take a short end-of-lesson quiz to determine how well you know the material and feel free to contact a knowledgeable instructor with any questions you may have. These lessons cover such specifics as:

  • The specific issues concerning bioethics
  • Medical rights
  • Confidentiality and honesty in medicine
  • Medicine and psychology
  • Debates and history of abortion in the U.S.

Video Objective
Bioethics: Areas, Issues & Human Life Define bioethics and discover what it entails.
Medical Rights & Obligations: Definitions & Views Explore moral rights and obligations in medical treatment.
Importance of Truth Telling, Confidentiality & Informed Consent in Medicine Take a look at the invaluable aspect of honesty as it relates to medicine.
Ethical Issues in Medicine & Psychology Examine ethics in the context of psychology and medicine.
Principles & Conflicts of Contemporary Abortion Arguments Explore arguments surrounding the debate of abortion.
The History of Abortion Law in the United States Examine the history of abortion and its legality in the U.S.

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