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Euthanasia

· Medical / Generic definition

· Bioethical definition

After studying the course materials located on  Module 8: Lecture Materials & Resources  page, answer the following:

1. Euthanasia

· Medical / Generic definition

· Bioethical definition.

2. Describe pain and suffering within context of faith

3. Physician Assisted Suicide / Death ( PAS / PAD)

· Definition

· Is it ethical?

· Should we have the right to end our lives? Why yes or why not?

4. Better alternatives to PAS; compare and contrast each:

· Hospice

· Palliative care / Terminal sedation

5. Case studies. Brief summary of:

· Hemlock Society

· Jacob Kevorkian

· Britanny Maynard