Advanced European Bioethics Course "Health Care Ethics Committees"

University of Padova / Department of Molecular Medicines
22.04.2013 - 24.04.2013  Piazza Capitaniato, 3, Padova, Italy
Course Content
Contents of the course include: a historical and theoretical framework of the process of institutionalization of HECs; an introduction into the typical functions of HECs, providing for each of them a conceptual frame, a concrete experience and useful practical tools; a presentation and discussion of an important European experience of building and running a network.
Learning objectives, training objectives
The aim of the course is to provide participants with conceptual frames and practical tools to effectively perform the three main functions of HECs: case analysis and ethical consultation; institutional guidelines’ development; bioethical education.
Target Audience
Health care professionals and other professionals who wish to adequately participate in the activities of a HEC; professionals who have been appointed with the setting up and managing of a new HEC; members of already existing HECs.
The intensive course Health Care Ethics Committees is part of the Erasmus Mundus Master of Bioethics program.

Enquiries and Registration:

Ms. Silvia Tusino
Type of degree
Certificate of attendance, Certificate of completion
Education form
Full Time
3 Days
EUR 700,00
(Price: Euro (€) 600 for early registration before February 28th, 2013, Euro (€) 700 for registration after February 28th, 2013 (from March 1 to April 15, 2013).)
Organizer contact info
Via Gabelli 63
35121 Padova
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