Transversal Challenges

Ethics

Clinical Ethics Immersion Course

20-T01
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April 8th 2020 - May 13th 2020
COURSE COORDINATORS
João Valente Cordeiro (Health Law and Ethics, PhD) , 
Ana Sofia Carvalho (Bioethics, PhD)
COURSE PRESENTATION

APRIL and MAY courses POSTPONED due to COVID-19 containment plan.
New dates to be announced soon.


This unique course emphasizes learning-by-doing with a practical and clinically based focus. Its
learner-centred model enables sessions to be customized to individual needs for those who want more background and skills in clinical ethics. The course in a series of interactive seminars, followed by group discussions based on the issues raised by the speakers using the moral case deliberation approach. Each module focuses on core aspects of clinical healthcare ethics.
TARGET AUDIENCE
All professionals in healthcare, including physicians, nurses, physiotherapists, nutritionists, pharmacists, biomedical researchers, health managers, hospital administrators, pharmaceutical and medical devices industry professionals, clergy, social workers, law professionals, ethicists and members of ethics committees, seeking to enhance their clinical healthcare ethics skills and expand their experience.

Professionals and academics who teach bioethics, law, philosophy, or another related discipline at the undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate level and who are looking for experience to ground their teaching in clinical healthcare ethics practice.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES >> KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS TO DEVELOP
  1. To identify fundamental concepts and principles for the understanding of ethical issues in clinical health care.
  2. To implement a method for analysing ethical cases in clinical health care.
  3. To employ skills in decision-making for clinical cases that present ethical problems.
  4. To critically reflect upon and discuss current issues and cases in health care ethics.
ADMISSION CRITERIA
  • CV with a professional or academic degree from an accredited institution and proof of actively engagement in healthcare

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