In this activity you will locate and read a recent news article on bioethics and death or dying. You will summarize the article and describe your position on this topic.
Discuss bioethical issues as they relate to death and dying
Locate and read a recent news article on bioethics and death or dying.
If you’re having trouble finding a relevant article, try using the following search terms:
Euthanasia (active and passive)
Persistent vegetative state
DNR (do not resuscitate) order
Write a brief paragraph in which you summarize the main idea of the article. You will then describe your position on this issue. Describe why you do or do not agree with the approach described in the article.
Make sure your summary addresses the bioethical questions raised in the article.