The Journal of Bioethics

, Volume 5, Issue 2, pp 145–154

A structured approach to teaching decision-making skills in biomedical ethics

  • Robert T. Francoeur

DOI: 10.1007/BF01104003

Cite this article as:
Francoeur, R.T. J Med Hum (1984) 5: 145. doi:10.1007/BF01104003


The prevailing case study approach to teaching biomedical ethics is compared with a new methodology using short written exercises designed to develop decision making skills. Course content of this new approach and its adaptability to computer assisted instruction with student-faculty interactive software are outlined.

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© Joan E. Densberger 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert T. Francoeur
    • 1
  1. 1.The Allied Health ProgramFairleigh Dickinson UniversityMadison