76045 Medicine and Law6cp
Requisite(s): 70311 Torts AND 70617c Administrative Law
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Anti-requisite(s): 77734 Law and Medicine AND 78148 Law and Medicine
This subject deals with the aspects of law relevant to healthcare, with a focus on the patient-practitioner relationship. Topics include: legal foundations of the health care system; health practitioner regulation; negligence; consent to treatment; privacy and confidentiality of health information; law, ethical issues and the beginning and end of life; and medical research involving human participants. The subject considers intersecting legal, ethical and policy issues in the contemporary Australian context, with some international comparisons.
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- Subject EFTSL: 0.125