Oral or written Examination.
1)Focusing on the relationship between medical technologies and human rights.
2)Knowledge of the legislation regulating bioethics and biomedical questions.
3)Knowledge of the most important court judgments.
1)Bioethics reasoning and respect for human dignity.
2)Effectiveness, efficiency and fairness of health care choices; Child B. case.
3)Informed consent; San Raffaele, Welby and Englaro cases.
4)Medically assisted procreation (MAP); pre-implantation genetic diagnosis.
5)End of life ethical issues; the “slippery slope”.
6)Therapeutic cloning; genetically modified organism (GMO), enhanced viruses and synthetic biology.
7)Ethics in neuroscience and cognitive enhancement.
8)Bioethics and animal testing.
C. Viafora-A. Gaiani (a cura di), A lezione di bioetica. Temi e strumenti, II ed., FrancoAngeli, Milano, 2015, the Chapters n. 4, 5, 8, 12, 13, 15, 17, 18, and the Activities on pp. 142-147, 187-199, 266-268, 313-314, 336-342.
Theoretical exposition and case method.
Readiness to offer individual assistance also in a
foreign language (english, french or spanish) to incoming students: YES