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Health services law (6 points)


Leader: Mr Lyall Phillips

Clayton Second semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Introduction to health services sector legal obligations, the common law duty of care, consent, professional liability, criminal law aspects, fiduciary duty, contractual liability, access to records. Legal implications of medical research: human reproduction, reproductive technology, human tissue, dying and death. Administrative and policy issues of the employment relationship relevant to the health sector, including employment contracts, anti-discrimination law, health and safety law, and termination of employment.

Assessment: Two research assignments (5000 words): 50% each

Contact Hours: 3 hours per week

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