Provisional programme
Module 1 - Introductory Philosophical Theory
16 September 2022
TimeSessionPresenter
08.00‑08.30 Introduction to the course and each other Prof Raanan Gillon
08.30-09.00 Introduction to philosophical medical ethics Prof Raanan Gillon
09.00-09.30 Plenary discussion  
09.30‑10.00 Break  
10.00‑10.30 Theories of ethics concerned with rights and duties ('Deontological' Theories) Dr Piers Benn
10.30-11.00 Facilitated small group discussion  
11.00-11.30 Plenary feedback and discussion  
11.30‑12.30 Break  
12.30‑13.00 Theories of ethics concerned with maximising welfare ('Utilitarian' Theories) Dr Alya Khan
13.00-13.30 Facilitated small group discussion  
13.30-14.00 Plenary feedback and discussion  
14.00‑14.30 Break  
14.30‑15.00 Theories of ethics concerned with virtue ('Virtue Ethics') Prof Alastair Campbell
15.00-15.30 Facilitated small group discussion  
15.30-16.00 Plenary feedback and discussion  
Introduction to Mining for Bankers
Module 2 - Some more Introductory Theory
23 September 2022
TimeSessionPresenter
08.00-08.30 A framework for ethical analysis - the 'four prinicples approaches' Prof Raanan Gillon
08.30-09.00 Facilitated small group discussion  
09.00-09.30 Plenary feedback and discussion  
09.30-10.00 Break  
10.00-10.30 Moral agency and it's scope: to whom or to what do we owe our moral obligations?
Life, awareness, human beings, persons, others?
Prof John Harris
10.30-11.00 Facilitated small group discussion  
11.00-11.30 Plenary feedback and discussion  
11.30-12.30 Break  
12.30-13.00 Religion and ethics in a pluralist society-how 'double effect' and 'acts & omissions' are relevant to
differences between killing & allowing to die
Prof David Albert Jones
13.00-13.30 Facilitated small group discussion  
13.30-14.00 Plenary feedback and discussion  
14.00-14.30 Break  
14.30-15.00 Ethics and the ‘Rule of Law’ - personal conscience and public expectations: the case of euthanasia Prof Sir Johnathan Montgomery
15.00-15.30 Facilitated small group discussion  
15.30-16.00 Plenary feedback and discussion  
Introduction to Mining for Bankers
Module 3 - Paternalism, truth telling and moral argument in medical practice
30 September 2022
TimeSessionPresenter
08.00-08.30 Paternalism and respect for autonomy in medicine Prof Emma Cave
08.30-09.00 Facilitated small group discussion  
09.00-09.30 Plenary feedback and discussion  
09.30-10.00 Break  
10.00-10.30 Thruth-telling and practical wisdom in medical practicein Dr Sabena Jameel
10.30-11.00 Facilitated small group discussion  
11.00-11.30 Plenary feedback and discussion  
11.30-12.00 Break  
12.00-12.30

Practical aspects of clinical ethics

Dr Wing May Kong
12.30-13.00

Facilitated small group discussion

 
13.00-13.30

Plenary feedback and discussion

 
13.30-14.30

Break

 
14.30-15.00

Ethics, law and doctors' duty of care

Dr Daniel Sokol 
15.00-15.30

Facilitated small group discussion

 
15.30-16.00

Plenary feedback and discussion

 
Introduction to Mining for Bankers
Module 4 - Some practical medical ethics issues: children, the ReSPECT conversation, a practical approach to clinical dilemmas, and a legal perspective on doctors - 'duty of care'
14 October 2022
TimeSessionPresenter
08.00-08.30 Children: ethical and legal Issues Dr Paquita de Zulueta
08.30-09.00 Facilitated small group discussion  
09.00-09.30 Plenary feedback and discussion  
09.30-10.00 Break  
10.00-10.30 The ReSPECT process: a paradigm shift in conversations about resuscitation Dr Zoe Fritz
10.30-11.00 Facilitated small group discussion  
11.00-11.30 Plenary feedback and discussion  
11.30-12.30 Break  
12.30-13.00

Moral argument in the context of a particular case introduction

Course members are asked to bring their own case and be prepared to argue agains their own positions.

This facilitates the understanding of different types of moral argument
and of views opposed to one's own.

Prof Kenneth Boyed

13.00-13.30 Facilitated small group discussion: very brief case outlines from participants.  
13.30-14.30 Choice of case to be presented by each small group and development of an argument opposing the presenter’s position.  
14.30-15.00 Break  
15.00-16.00 Presentations and analysis of the arguments.  
Introduction to Mining for Bankers
Module 5 - Aspects of justice in medical practice
21 October 2022
TimeSessionPresenter
08.00-08.30 Justice and health care Prof James Wilson
08.30-09.00 Facilitated small group discussion  
09.00-09.30 Plenary feedback and discussion  
09.30-10.00 Break
10.00-10.30 Fair distribution of scarce resources- The NICE approach  Prof Richard Cookson
10.30-11.00 Facilitated small group discussion  
11.00-11.30 Plenary feedback and discussion  
11.30-12.30 Break  
12.30-13.00 Human rights and medical ethics Dr Julian Sheather
13.00-13.30 Facilitated small group discussion  
13.30-14.00 Plenary feedback and discussion  
14.00-14.30 Break  
14.30-15.00 Participant reflection on the course and its contents Participants and Prof Raanan Gillon
15.00-16.00

Facilitated small group reflections
Individual completion of course evaluation forms
Plenary final reflections