Medical Law

General information

CourseMedical Law
Credits 6

Brief content description

Objectives 1. Developing studentsí abilities to analyze and comprehend the human rights within the health care systems 2. Strengthening studentsí abilities to understand contemporary challenges to rights within health care 3. Encouraging analytical skills and critical reflections on relevant judicial cases with special emphasis on conflicting interests such as sanctity of life and personal autonomy, allocation of resources (justice) and the concept of liberty 4. Providing comparative analyses of legal cases and texts that students cite and bring from their domestic jurisprudence 5. Familiarizing students with major international and regional instruments of human rights in health care 6. Strengthening studentsí abilities to analyze issues in a policy relevant manner and, thus, enabling them to devise regulatory strategies and policies for handing patientsí rights

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