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Module/Course Description

Course Title: Health Care Law and Compliance

Course Code: UU-LAW-2040-UG


Credits: 4.00

Course Description:

Course/Module Description:

This course/module takes an interdisciplinary and comparative approach to the study of the legal regulation of health services, decision-making, and professionals. The module considers a range of contemporary issues where health care and the law intersect.

Course/Module Objectives:

The main objectives of the course are:

  1. To provide knowledge on regulation of professional negligence
  2. To identify the role of informed consent, reproductive services, and decision-making for patients
  3. To explore the role of ethical and other evaluative frameworks, promoting ethical awareness and a critical and reflective approach.  

Course/Module Learning Outcomes:

After completion of the course students are expected to be able:

  1. To respond to key issues pertaining to health care law, and the moral and ethical dilemmas they entail
  2. To apply related health care law informed by interdisciplinary and comparative perspectives
  3. To analyze and criticize legal and ethical positions in Health Care Law
  4. To plan, develop and produce legal research.

Prerequisites: UU-BA-IND100-UG

Prerequisites Categories: Year 1, Year 2

Typical Module duration: 4.0 Week(s)


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