An Introduction to Medical Ethics: The Impact of Disability Screening
Gain a clearer understanding of ethics and the ethical issues surrounding prenatal screening of disabilities.
Who is the course for?
This course is for anyone with an interest in the ethical issues surrounding screening for disability or ethics in general.
This includes healthcare professionals, policymakers, prospective parents considering prenatal screening, and the medical staff delivering these services.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Describe what ethics is and why it is useful to consider ethical issues
Develop confidence and skills in critical thinking and dealing with ethical questions
Assess the ethical issues around screening for and against disability with case studies considering Down Syndrome and Deafness
Discuss controversial ethical issues with sensitivity and respect