Medical Law and Bioethics “Patient autonomy: legal, medical and ethical considerations

The Center for Education and Lifelong Learning of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki welcomes you to the 7th International Summer School: Medical Law and Bioethics “Patient autonomy: legal, medical and ethical considerations”, a 40-hour course, which will take place in hybrid format (on-site and remotely via ZOOM platform)

The Director of the Programme is Elisavet Symeonidou-Kastanidou, Professor, Law School, AUTh, Director of the Laboratory for the Research of Medical Law and Bioethics.

The aim of the programme which is co-organized with the National Bioethics and Technoethics Commission is to analyzephysician-patient relationship: paternalism vs autonomy, the theory of autonomy: will, reason and consent, patient autonomy and neurosciences, the Hippocratic Oath and the Principles of Medical Ethics, fundamentals on patient autonomy and informed consent, patient autonomy and data privacy -Legal framework for health and genetic data, practicing the medical profession nowadays: challenges and perspectives, autonomy in clinical research, reproductive autonomy, the right to abortion, patient autonomy and the right not to know, ECtHR jurisprudence, patient autonomy at the end of life: post-mortem transplantation, patients’ autonomy at the end of life: euthanasia, parental refusal of blood transfusion for minors, if compulsory vaccination jeopardizes autonomy, patient autonomy in highly technological care contexts (personalized medicine, digital technology, etc), refusal of medical treatment, etc.

Applications are submitted online until to 31/05/2022

Start Date: 10/07/2022

End of the course: 16/07/2022

Duration: 40 hours

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