THE FIQH OF MEDICINE – LEVEL 1
The course provides an in-depth conceptual introduction to the field of Islamic bioethics and will examine the practical and theological ethics of medical issues in Muslim contexts and from an Islamic perspective. The course will cover key concepts within Islamic theology, epistemology, and fiqh pertaining to modern-day medicine. The course will conclude with applying principles discussed in the course, to contemporary medical cases.
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Registration Deadline: 6th SEP 2019
Shaykh Dr Rafaqat
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|Al Balagh Credits:||15|
|Course Starting Date:||8th Sep 2019|
|Live Session Timings:|
7 – 9 PM BST
|Effort:||2 – 5 Hours / Week|
|Program:||Fiqh of Medicine Level – 1|
|Mode:||Online (Live and Interactive )|
|Online Learning Material:||Yes ( Accessible After Course Starting Date)|
|Video Recordings:||Yes ( Available within 48hrs After the Live Session )|
|Fees:||From £24.99/month for 4 months|
1. Islamic and Western Medical Ethics - An Overview
This module will explain the importance of medical ethics. It will provide basic principles pertaining to both western understanding of medical ethics and Islamic.
- Theory and practice of western medical ethics
- Principles of Islamic medical ethics
- The Basics of the application of principles of Islamic medical ethics / jurisprudence
- How does Islamic medical ethics differ and or agree with western medical ethics
2. Basics of Islamic Medical Jurisprudence and Fiqh. (Terminologies)
- Primary sources
- Secondary sources
- Ijtihad and deducing the moral law
- Important terminologies
3. The Fiqh of Family Planning and Reproductive Technology
- Termination/ Abortion
- Reproductive Technologies
4. The Fiqh of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
- Islamic guidelines for gynaeclogists
- Intra-uterine Insemination (IUI) and In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) from Islamic perspective
- Labour and Post-delivery – Case Study
- Gender Interactions in clinical settings
- Contraception/ Abortion -Case Studies
- Burial and Janaza for Stillbirths and foetus
5. The Fiqh of Halal and Haram Medicine
- What is halaal and haram medication
- Use of gelatine in medicine and related concessions
- Use of alcohol in medicine and related concessions
- The verdict on smoking
- The verdict on use of recreational drugs
6. The Fiqh of Pharmacy
- Prescribing medication with haram ingredients – Case Study
- Administering Vaccinations and dealing with drug companies – Case Study
- Treating with Haram medication
- Assisting in Sin
- Shari’ processes of purification
7. Islamic Code of Practice for Medical Professionals
- Rank of Medicine as a Science
- Ethics vs. Akhlaq/Adab
- Classical Islamic literature on Character of Muslim Doctors
- Islamic Code of Medical Ethics
8. The Medical Fiqh of Fasting
- Whose obligated to fast in Ramadan
- Four principle approach on advising who should or should not fast
- Principles of what makes the fast void: medical therapies
- Principles of what makes the fast void: medical procedures
9. End of Life Decisions and Euthanasia
- Islam and Sanctity of life
- Withdrawing and withholding treatment
- Withdrawing life support
- Euthanasia and PAS
10. Organ Donation and Transplantation
- Islamic rulings related to implants and grafts
- Islamic rulings related to organ transplants
- Donating organs from Islamic perspective
11. The Adadith of Medicine – An Overview
Duration – 4 Months
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Live Sessions on Sundays from 5:30 PM GMT
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Live & Pre-Recorded Sessions
Online Assessments (Optional)
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Live Q & A
The course aims to provide both theory and case-based practical advice on some of the most interesting and common medical ethical issues for Muslims. It addresses the fundamental questions affecting health care and allied professionals today.
- Islamic and Western Medical Ethics – An Overview
- Basics of Islamic Medical Jurisprudence and Fiqh. (Terminologies)
- The Fiqh of Family Planning and Reproductive Technology
- The Fiqh of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
- The Fiqh of Halal and Haram Medicine
- The Fiqh of Pharmacy
- Islamic Code of Practice for Medical Professionals
- The Medical Fiqh of Fasting
- End of Life Decisions and Euthanasia
- Organ Donation and Transplantation
- The Ahadith of Medicine – An Introduction
Main Aims and Objectives
1. To describe the Islamic legal and ethical perspectives to contemporary medical issues.
2. To understand the principles of Islamic Jurisprudence [Usul ul Fiqh] as a basis for the practice of medicine in accordance with shari’ah.
3. To develop a greater understanding of the Islamic rulings relating to the field of Islamic medical ethics.
4. To discuss critical concepts of Islamic theology and doctrinal positions that underpin Islamic moral frameworks.
5. To provide a forum and interpersonal contact between Medical Practitioners, Muslim Scholars (Ulamaa) and other academics, in order to build a network of support and resource for the future.
By the end of this unique course, the delegates will:
- Gain knowledge and practical skills that will enable them to become better informed about Islamic bioethics literature and engage in moral reasoning about clinical ethics cases.
- Understand the different Islamic views relating to the field of medicine in a modern context.
- Advise and inform patients and doctors about Islamic rulings relating to contemporary medical issues.
- Apply the Islamic principles to the present day medical case studies.
Course Content and Format
The course covers all the fundamental aspects of contemporary issues relevant to Islamic health care ethics and law required to assist areas of practice and counsel. There are 10 modules delivered over three months. The live online interactive sessions are delivered on Sundays for up to 2 or 3 hours.
The whole course is taken online and offers a flexible way to study while maintaining work and personal commitments.
Live Sessions (Time Table) *
|Session 1||30 SEP 2018||5:30 – 7:30 PM BST||SUNDAY|
|Session 2||07 OCT 2018||5:30 – 7:30 PM BST||SUNDAY|
|Session 3||14 OCT 2018||5:30 – 7:30 PM BST||SUNDAY|
|Session 4||04 NOV 2018||5:30 – 7:30 PM GMT||SUNDAY|
|Session 5||11 NOV 2018||5:30 – 7:30 PM GMT||SUNDAY|
|Session 6||18 NOV 2018||5:30 – 7:30 PM GMT||SUNDAY|
|Session 7||25 NOV 2018||5:30 – 7:30 PM GMT||SUNDAY|
|Session 8||02 DEC 2018||5:30 – 7:30 PM GMT||SUNDAY|
|Session 9||09 DEC 2018||5:30 – 7:30 PM GMT||SUNDAY|
|Session 10||16 DEC 2018||5:30 – 7:30 PM GMT||SUNDAY|
1. Subject to change
2. BST - British Summer Time (GMT + 1)
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