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Electives - Humanities and Ethics in Medicine
Reproductive Ethics & Law (aka: Medicine, Law & Ethics)
Elective Number: (Oasis E18w) 3524
Rotation Supervisor: Lois Shepherd, JD
Designated Signer: Carrie Gumm, 5th floor Barringer room 5364
Duration: 2 weeks
Available: Class of 2017: 13a/ Class of 2018: TBA
Report to: Center for Biomedical Ethics and Humanities
Time to Report: 9:00 am
Place to Report: Center for Biomedical Ethics and Humanities
Attendance: Attendance at elective activities is mandatory.
Number of students per rotation: 25
Course Description: This course will combine law students, fourth-year medical students, and graduate nursing students to examine ethical and legal issues related to reproduction. Topics will include contraception, abortion, sterilization, prenatal genetic testing, assisted reproduction, coercive interventions in pregnancy, conscientious objection, substance use by pregnant women, research on pregnant women, and similar issues.