Bioethical Knowledge and Attitudes Among Dental and Medical Students in the Medical Faculty, University of Prishtina

Fehim Haliti, Dion Haliti, Valon Hyseni, Valdete Haliti, Elena Hajdari, Dea Haliti, Naim Haliti

International Journal of Biomedicine. 2022;12(4):648-653.
DOI: 10.21103/Article12(4)_OA24
Originally published December 5, 2022


The importance of bioethics as a formal subject has been recognized globally. The purpose of this study was to analyze undergraduate medical and dental students’ knowledge, practice and attitudes regarding bioethical questions through a questionnaire. This cross-sectional study was conducted among students from the Medical Faculty who were in their first or fourth year of education. There were no differences in bioethics awareness between direction (general medicine [GM] or dentistry) or years of study among 301 GM and dental students. In this research, GM and dental students, in general, indicated a positive attitude and knowledge of bioethics.

bioethics • dentistry • general medicine • students

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Received September 12, 2022.
Accepted October 16, 2022.
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