(Faculty of Pharmacy, 5th year)
2016/2017 year I. semester
a.) To enable students to recognize ethical issues when encountered in everyday practice and research
b.) To provide students with a conceptual-logical system, which helps them to address ethical questions and toresolve ethical dilemmas in an efficent way
c.) To introduce students to a body of knowledge, which helps them to understand, respect and protect the rights of patients, research subjects and fellow health care professionals
d.) To help the would be health care professional to undertand the responsibility of the individual, of the health care system and of the society as a whole in maintaining health
Lectures: Monday, 13.40—15.35 NET Building, Seminary Room--05
1. week (Lecture) (19 September, 2016)
Principles of Medical Ethics (Jozsef Kovacs)
2. week. (Lecture) (26 September, 2016
Competence and Capacity to Make Health Care Decisions.
Informed Consent I. (Jozsef Kovacs)
3. week (Lecture) (3 October, 2016)
Informed Consent II. Confidentiality and Medical Records. (Jozsef Kovacs)
4. week (Lecture) (10 October, 2016)
End of Life Issues (Jozsef Kovacs)
5. week. Lecture (15 October, 2016) (Saturday, but working day. Teaching according to Monday schedule)
Pharmacist-patient, pharmacist-pharmacist relationship. Pharmacist and society. Malpractice. Ethical Questions of Human Research. (Jozsef Kovacs)
6. week. Lecture (17 October, 2016)
Ethical questions of organ transplantation. (Jozsef Kovacs)
+ (Written Exam)
7. week (24 October, 2016) The beginning of sociology course
Institute of Behavioral Sciences
Department of Bioethics
NET Building, 19th, 20th floor
1089. Budapest, Nagyvárad tér 4.
NET Building, 20th floor, Room-2015
List of questions
1. The principles of medical ethics
Conrad Fischer—Caterina Oneto (2012): Master the Boards. USMLE Medical Ethics. (Third edition) New York: Kaplan Publishing
The textbook is available in the following bookshop: Medicina könyvesbolt, Budapest, IX. Üllői út 91/a (tel: 06-1-215-3786)
Lectures: The power point slides of the lectures can be found at:
Password is given on the lectures.
A thorough knowledge of the textbook is the absolute minimum for passing the exam, although in itself it may not be enough to pass it.
Because the power point slides contain only the outline of each lecture, participation on the lectures is indispensable for a full understanding of the subject.