Medical law 410

Module code GRG 410
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Law
Module content

*For LLB

  1. General foundations of forensic medicine
  2. Legal basis of the relationship between doctor/hospital and patient
  3. Grounds of justification for medical interventions
  4. Medical negligence and vicarious liability
  5. The patient's privacy and medical confidentiality
  6. Artificial human procreation
  7. Liability for wrongful conception/birth/life
  8. Transsexualism and sex-change operations
  9. The moment of death and euthanasia
  10. Aspects of the medical disciplinary hearings
Module credits 10.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites Admission to the relevant programme and Final Year Academic Level.
Contact time 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Public Law
Period of presentation Semester 1

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