Official data in SubjectManager for the following academic year: 2023-2024

Course director

Number of hours/semester

lectures: 0 hours

practices: 0 hours

seminars: 12 hours

total of: 12 hours

Subject data

  • Code of subject: OAF-PET-T
  • 1 kredit
  • General Medicine
  • Optional modul
  • autumn


Course headcount limitations

min. 5 – max. 20


The Psychoethics course presents the psychological and ethical aspects and issues of medical situations. Through case studies and film discussions, the course allows students to better understand the psychological factors and ethical dilemmas inherent in various situations. The course provides students interactive and challenging tasks and case studies to deepen their knowledge and gain experience. The course aims to help students better handle psychological and ethical issues related to patients more effectively.




  • 1. Patient information
  • 2. Patient information
  • 3. Psychoethics of doctor-patient relationship
  • 4. Psychoethics of doctor-patient relationship
  • 5. Workplace relationships
  • 6. Workplace relationships
  • 7. Abortion
  • 8. Abortion
  • 9. End-of-life decisions
  • 10. End-of-life decisions
  • 11. The doctor as a person and professional.
  • 12. The doctor as a person and professional.

Reading material

Obligatory literature

Literature developed by the Department


Recommended literature

Albert R. JONSEN, Mark SIEGLER, William J. WINSDALE, Clinical Ethics: A Practical Approach to Ethical Decisions in Clinical Medicine, 8th edition, McGraw-Hill Education, New York, 2015
Pilling, János, Medical Communication in Practice, Schenk, Passau, 2020

Conditions for acceptance of the semester

Maximum of 15 % absence allowed

Mid-term exams


Making up for missed classes


Exam topics/questions



Instructor / tutor of practices and seminars

  • Dr. Gács Boróka
  • Dr. Laki Beáta