QLLM453 Principles of Medical Jurisprudence (Sem 1)
This module considers contemporary dilemmas over the proper boundaries of medical treatment, resource allocation, patient redress, informed consent, protection of the incapacitated and vulnerable, and the flow of patient information, in light of key principles of medical jurisprudence (justice, autonomy, welfare and privacy). In so doing it takes a grounded theory perspective and encourages students to develop creative legal skills.
Mode of Assessment
5,000 word course essay