Theory and practice of medical law and medical ethics 811

Module code PBL 811
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Law
Module content

The topics covered include:                                                                                        (a) Historical, philosophical and foundational aspects of medical law and ethics, in general, and with specific reference to the doctor-patient-hospital relationship (b) Basic concepts in medical law and ethics, in general, and with specific reference to informed consent, medical confidentiality, capacity, medical paternalism and patient autonomy. (c) The specific interface between medical law and medical ethics

Module credits 30.00
Contact time 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Public Law
Period of presentation Semester 1

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