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Law for health systems (6 points)


Leader: Ms B Loff

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

Synopsis: Review of legal & risk management principles related to health care setting. Examination of sources & mechanisms of law impacting on health care delivery. Sources of Victorian & Commonwealth law & legal systems. Key areas of medical law such as negligence, informed consent, confidentiality, clinical research, abortion, euthanasia, health services law, mental health law, infectious diseases law, health complaints law & coronial law. Inlcudes study of non-medical law impacting upon provision of health services & how to develop a legal argument.

Assessment: Web-based tasks + Written assignments + Group presentation

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