Stanley L. Olsen
A New Course: for Augustana Students and interested others. Students will actually register in the spring, but MUST attend the fall sessions in order to receive credit. You can receive more information about the course and registration by contacting Ann_Pederson@augie.edu
Religion/Philosophy 297 (1 credit) Life and Death: Making
Course Description: This course will introduce students to a "compelling case study that captures the ethical dilemmas of modern medical practice," written by John Lantos, MD. Students will construct ethical frameworks for addressing ethical issues on the edges of and death. The course is targeted at those in pre-professional and health care programs: pre-medicine, pre-law, pre-seminary, philosophy, and nursing.
The goals of the course:
1. Explore multiple ethical dilemmas through the discussion of one particular
case study concerning the neo-natal intensive care unit.
Text: John D. Lantos. The Lazarus Case: Life and Death Issues in Neonatal Intensive Care. Baltimore and London: The John Hopkins University Press, 2001.