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QLLM453 Principles of Medical Jurisprudence (Sem 1)

Module description

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.  

Prerequisites

None

Applicable Groupings

Mode of Assessment

7,500 word course essay

Credits

22.5 credits

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