Universidad del Norte

Course Description

  • Course Name


  • Host University

    Universidad del Norte

  • Location

    Barranquilla, Colombia

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level


    Hours & Credits

  • Contact Hours

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Human beings live in constant worry of acheiving a certain level of well being that brings us segurity and happinness, both individually and collectively. In addition to the contributions made by hard sciences in responding to these demands, discourses in human sciences, in particular practical philosophy developed through ethics, has questioned and worked on this problem as well, from a perspective of creating rational arguments that dignify human life. From this perspective, this course intends to create ethical guidelines related to philosophy and human rights. From this discussion will be debates of free development of personality, the right to life, environmental ethics, multiculturalism, the death penalty and other moral and ethical issues.

    Descripción de la asignatura
    Aplicación de la ética al ejercicio profesional.

    Las implicaciones éticas que genera el desarrollo de las ciencias y la tecnología.

    Competencia a desarrollar

    Competencia Básica Institucional Relación que debe existir entre hombre, ciencia y tecnología. Evitar el daño en el sujeto de investigación.
    Competencia Profesional Desarrollar el pensamiento sistemático, sistémico y crítico

    Objetivo general del curso
    Este curso se orientará a: Estudiantes de VI semestre de Medicina

    Resultados de aprendizaje

    Al finalizar el curso, los estudiantes deben estar en capacidad de:
    Conocimientos (saber conocer):
    Dominio del conocimiento y de los procesos del pensamiento
    Habilidades (saber hacer):
    Aplicar el conocimiento a los dilemas que enfrente en el ejercicio de la profesión
    Actitudes (saber ser):
    Desarrollar competencias frente a los dilemas éticos del siglo XXI

    1er examen escrito - 33%
    2do examen escrito - 33%
    Examen final - 34%

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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