THE FIQH OF MEDICINE – LEVEL 2

THE FIQH OF MEDICINE – LEVEL 2

About the Course

     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.

Lecturers

Shaykh Dr Rafaqat Rashid

(Al Balagh Academy, UK)

Mufti Muhammed Zubair Butt

(Chair, Al Qalam, UK)

Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari

(Darul Iftaa, Leicester, UK)

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9 Months

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Starts on July 26th, 2020.

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Main Modules 

1. Islamic and Western Medical Ethics: A Comparative Analysis

  • Islamic and Western Medical Ethics: A comparative Analysis
  • Classical Islamic Literature in Islamic Medical Ethics
  • Islamic ethics in practice
  • Islamic Codes of Practice for Medical Professionals and Allied Professionals

2. The Fiqh of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Industry

  • The Fiqh of Prescribing and Dispensing – Advanced
  • The Fiqh of Immunisation – Advanced
  • Halal Authentication
  • Pharmaceutical Industry and Sharia Regulations
  • Ethical Issues in Supply Chain Management
  • Medical Research and Experimentation from Islamic Perspective

3. Halal Issues In Medication

  • Haram & Impermissible Substances In Medicine
  • Problematic Substances
    1. Gelatin 
    2. Alcohol 
    3. Shellac ( E904), Cochineal (Insect)
  • Fluenz: Porcine Gelatin Based Flu Vaccine
  • ROTARIX VIRUS
  • Alcohol (Ethanol) In Medication
  • Cough Medicine & Alcohol (Ethanol)
  • Ethanol rulings
  • Precaution In Medicine

4. Genetic Engineering / Cloning and Stem Cell Research – An Islamic View Point

  • Some Juristic principles/maxims (qawāʼid al-fiqhiyyah)
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Gene Therapy
  • Islamic position on genetic engineering and gene therapy
  • Genetic counselling – An Islamic view point
  • Stem Cell Research – An Islamic view point
  • Animal cloning – An Islamic view point
  • Human cloning – An Islamic view point

5. The Fiqh of Sexual Health

  • Sexual Health
  • Promiscuity
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease
  • HIV and Aids Patients – Key Sharia Concerns
  • Moral Concepts
  • Principles related to Assisting in Sin
  • Practical Implications
  • Medico-legal ethical
  • Responsibilities

6. Confidentiality, Patient/Physician – An Islamic Perspective

  • Shari’ proofs for Confidentiality
  • Shari’ Sources to Confidentiality
  • Professional Confidentiality
  • Islamic Historical Perspective

7. Consultation and Gender Issues

  • Doctor-Patient Consultation
  • Gender issues
  • Bodily exposure
  • Seclusion
  • Gender Interaction and the Islamic limits – Practical Guidelines
  • Consultation and Examining the Patients – Practical Guidelines

8. Contemporary Fatawa and Medicine - A Detailed Analysis

  • Islamic Jurisprudence (Fiqh) in the 21st Century
  •  Fatawa related to Medicine – A Detailed Analysis
  • Fatwa and Mufti- A Detailed Analysis 
  • National and International Fatwa Bodies

9. An Islamic Approach to Psychology and Mental Health

  • The Cultural Relativity of Western Psychology
  • The Different Approaches to Islamic Psychology
  • Formulation Issues
  • Defining an Islamic View of Mental Health
  • Paranormal
  • Therapy
  • Case Studies

10. Death, Advanced Directives & Euthanasia

  • Complexities in End of Life Care
  • ‘End of life’ decisions
  • Defining death
  • Brain Death
  • Withdrawal of life Support
  • Euthanasia – definitions
  • Euthanasia – Where is it legal?
  • Euthanasia – Western debate
  • Advanced directives –living will
  • Euthanasia – Islamic position
  • Treatment goals for PVS patients

11. Islamic Perspectives to Consanguineous Marriage

  • Terminology
  • Prohibited degrees
  • 7 groups of consanguines
  • Impediment of milk-kinship
  • Impediment of affinity – muṣāharah
  • Permitted relationships
  • Examples of consanguine unions

12. The Fiqh of Cosmetic Surgery & Enhancement Therapy

  • Key Contemporary Issues
  • Beautification & Removal Of Defects
  • Cosmetic Surgery 
  • Hair Transplant
  • Botox

13. Organ Donation and Transplantation- Contemporary Medico-Ethical Issues for Muslims

  • Organ Donation
  • Islamic Sources
  • Opposing Islamic Viewpoints
  • Supporting Islamic Viewpoints
  • The three prime descriptions of human bodily dignity
  • Ethical Dilemmas of Maslaha/ Mafsada
  • Stipulated Condition
  • Conditions required for Muslims to approve the UK Organ Transplantation Process
  • Optout or Opt in ?
  • Shariah Regulations for Organ donation and Transplantation in Muslim Countries

14. Al Hijamah – Cupping

  • Al Hijamah – Cupping in the light of Ahadith

15. Medicine and The Ahadith – An Overview

16. Drafting Skills

17. Presentation Skills

18. Public Outreach Skills

19. Social Media Skills

Modules

five proof introduction
1.Islamic and Western Medical Ethics: A Comparative Analysis
1.Islamic and Western Medical Ethics: A comparative Analysis
2.Classical Islamic Literature in Islamic Medical Ethics
3.Islamic ethics in practice
4.Islamic Codes of Practice for Medical Professionals and Allied Professionals
five proof introduction
2.The Fiqh of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Industry
1.The Fiqh of Prescribing and Dispensing – Advanced
2.The Fiqh of Immunisation – Advanced
3.Halal Authentication
4.Halal Authentication
5.Ethical Issues in Supply Chain Management
6.Medical Research and Experimentation from Islamic Perspective
five proof introduction
3. Halal Issues In Medication
1.Haram & Impermissible Substances In Medicine
2.Problematic Substances
3.Fluenz: Porcine Gelatin Based Flu Vaccine
4.ROTARIX VIRUS
5.Alcohol (Ethanol) In Medication
6.Cough Medicine & Alcohol (Ethanol)
7.Ethanol rulings
8.Precaution In Medicine
five proof introduction
4. Genetic Engineering / Cloning and Stem Cell Research – An Islamic View Point
1.Some Juristic principles/maxims (qawāʼid al-fiqhiyyah)
2.Genetic Engineering
3.Gene Therapy
4.Islamic position on genetic engineering and gene therapy
5.Genetic counselling – An Islamic view point
6.Stem Cell Research – An Islamic view point
7.Animal cloning – An Islamic view point
8.Human cloning – An Islamic view point
five proof introduction
5. The Fiqh of Sexual Health
1.Sexual Health
2.Promiscuity
3.Sexually Transmitted Disease
4.HIV and Aids Patients – Key Sharia Concerns
5.Moral Concepts
6.Principles related to Assisting in Sin
7.Practical Implications
8.Medico-legal ethical
9.Responsibilities
five proof introduction
6. Confidentiality, Patient/Physician – An Islamic Perspective
1.Shari’ proofs for Confidentiality
2.Shari’ Sources to Confidentiality
3.Professional Confidentiality
4.Islamic Historical Perspective
five proof introduction
7. Consultation and Gender Issues
1.Doctor-Patient Consultation
2.Gender issues
3.Bodily exposure
4.Seclusion
5.Gender Interaction and the Islamic limits – Practical Guidelines
6.Consultation and Examining the Patients – Practical Guidelines
five proof introduction
8. Contemporary Fatawa and Medicine - A Detailed Analysis
1.Islamic and Western Medical Ethics: A comparative Analysis
2. Fatawa related to Medicine – A Detailed Analysis
3.Fatwa and Mufti- A Detailed Analysis
4.National and International Fatwa Bodies
five proof introduction
9. An Islamic Approach to Psychology and Mental Health
1.The Cultural Relativity of Western Psychology
2.The Different Approaches to Islamic Psychology
3.Formulation Issues
4.Defining an Islamic View of Mental Health
5.Paranormal
6.Therapy
7.Case Studies
five proof introduction
10. Death, Advanced Directives & Euthanasia
1.Complexities in End of Life Care
2.‘End of life’ decisions
3.Defining death
4.Brain Death
5.Withdrawal of life Support
6.Euthanasia – definitions
7.Euthanasia – Where is it legal?
8.Euthanasia – Western debate
9.Advanced directives –living will
10.Euthanasia – Islamic position
11.Treatment goals for PVS patients
five proof introduction
11. Islamic Perspectives to Consanguineous Marriage
1.Terminology
2.Prohibited degrees
3.7 groups of consanguines
4.Impediment of milk-kinship
5.Impediment of affinity – muṣāharah
6.Permitted relationships
7.Examples of consanguine unions
five proof introduction
12. The Fiqh of Cosmetic Surgery & Enhancement Therapy
1.Key Contemporary Issues
2.Beautification & Removal Of Defects
3.Cosmetic Surgery
4.Hair Transplant
5.Botox
five proof introduction
13. Organ Donation and Transplantation- Contemporary Medico-Ethical Issues for Muslims
1.Organ Donation
2.Islamic Sources
3.Opposing Islamic Viewpoints
4.Supporting Islamic Viewpoints
5.The three prime descriptions of human bodily dignity
6.Ethical Dilemmas of Maslaha/ Mafsada
7.Stipulated Condition
8.Conditions required for Muslims to approve the UK Organ Transplantation Process
9.Optout or Opt in ?
10.Shariah Regulations for Organ donation and Transplantation in Muslim Countries
five proof introduction
14. Al Hijamah – Cupping
1.Al Hijamah – Cupping in the light of Ahadith
five proof introduction
15. Medicine and The Ahadith – An Overview
five proof introduction
16. Drafting Skills
five proof introduction
17. Presentation Skills
five proof introduction
18. Public Outreach Skills
five proof introduction
19. Social Media Skills
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Course overview

 

The main topics for the level 2 will be as below;
1. Islamic and Western Medical Ethics: A Comparative Analysis
2. The Fiqh of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Industry
3. Halal Issues In Medication
4. Genetic Engineering / Cloning and Stem Cell Research – An Islamic View Point
5. The Fiqh of Sexual Health
6. Confidentiality, Patient/Physician – An Islamic Perspective
7. Consultation, Examining and Gender Interaction
8. Contemporary Fatawa and Medicine - A Detailed Analysis
9. An Islamic Approach to Psychology and Mental Health
10.Death, Advanced Directives & Euthanasia

11.Islamic Perspectives to Consanguineous Marriage
12.The Fiqh of Cosmetic Surgery & Enhancement Therapy
13.Organ Donation and Transplantation- Contemporary Medico-Ethical Issues for Muslims
14. The Fiqh of Patients – Defining Illness and Determining Exemptions
15. Al Hijamah – Cupping
16. Medicine and The Ahadith – An Overview
17. Drafting Skills
18. Presentation Skills
19. Public Outreach Skills
20. Social Media Skills

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Course 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.

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 20 topics delivered over  months. The live online interactive sessions are delivered on Weekend 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.

Learning Outcomes

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.

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Our online course comprises live interactive online sessions, pre-recorded videos, online course material that include, presentations, reading material & online learning activities. Students may ask questions and get their doubts cleared from their respective lecturers, if any.  Our dedicated academic support team will assist you as required.

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When will the final exam be held?

The Final Exam will be held at the end of the course and will be a graded and timed exam.

 

 

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