Organ transplantation from an ethical point of view

Course Information
TitleΗθική θεώρηση της μεταμόσχευσης / Organ transplantation from an ethical point of view
CodeΘ306
FacultyTheology
SchoolPastoral and Social Theology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorMiltiadis Vantsos
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600012857

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Pastoral and Social Theology (2013-today)

Registered students: 20
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective CoursesSpring-4

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600127274
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
  • German (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students should be able to understand and investigate the moral consideration on transplantation of human tissues and organs from the point of view of Orthodox Bioethics. On this context are examined important ethical issues, such as the theological approach of organ donation, the medical ethos concerning donor and recipient, the autonomy and information of the living donor, the permissibility of compensation or reward, the approach of presumed consent and brain death.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Keywords
transplantation, organ donation, love, comercialization
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Classroom teaching using multimedia (powerpoint etc) so as the most important elements mentioned are summarized.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures783.1
Written assigments261.0
Total1044.2
Student Assessment
Description
There is an oral examination, which takes place in small groups of 4-5 students. The class participation and the writing of essays are counted positively for the assessment of the student.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Βάντσος Μιλτιάδης - Νικολούσης Εμμανουήλ, Η μεταμόσχευση ιστού και οργάνου από ζώντα δότη. Ιατρική και ηθική θεώρηση, εκδ. Ostracon, Θεσσαλονίκη 2016, σ. 280.
Additional bibliography for study
1. Βάντσος Μιλτιάδης, Το επιστημονικά εφικτό και το ηθικά ορθό. Προσεγγίσεις Ορθόδοξης Βιοηθικής, εκδ. Ostracon, Θεσσαλονίκη 2016. 2. Βλάχου Ιεροθέου (Μητρ. Ναυπάκτου και Αγίου Βλασίου), Βιοηθική και βιοθεολογία, Λειβαδιά 2005. 2. Breck John, The sacred gift of life: Orthodox Christianity and Bioethics, New York 1998. 3. Engelhardt H. Tristram, Τα θεμέλια της βιοηθικής: μια χριστιανική θεώρηση, Αθήνα 2007. 5. Harakas Stanley, For the health of body and soul. An Eastern Orthodox introduction to bioethics, Brookline 1980. 6. Ιεράς Συνόδου της Εκκλησίας της Ελλάδας, Επίσημα κείμενα βιοηθικής, Αθήνα 2007. 7. Κεσελόπουλου Ἀνέστη, Εκ του θανάτου εις την ζωήν: θεολογική προσέγγιση στις προκλήσεις της βιοηθικής, Θεσσαλονίκη 2003 8. Χατζηνικολάου Νικολάου (Μητρ. Μεσογαίας και Λαυρεωτικής), Αλλήλων μέλη. Οι μεταμοσχεύσεις στο φως της ορθόδοξης θεολογίας και ζωής, Αθήνα 2005.
Last Update
03-10-2017