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306.650.11 PUBLIC HEALTH AND THE LAW

Cancelled

Department:
Health Policy and Management
Term:
Summer Inst. term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore
Dates:
Mon 06/18/2012 - Wed 06/20/2012
Class Times:
  • M Tu W,  9:00am - 5:00pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Pamela Davis
Course Instructors:
Frequency Schedule:
One Year Only

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Description:

Introduces non-lawyers to the important role played by the law in determining the public's health. Students analyze judicial opinions, statutes, and regulations in classroom discussions. Covers substantive legal topics including the balance between individual rights and public health initiatives, privacy, medical malpractice, and informed consent.

Methods of Assessment:

class participation and final paper

Instructor Consent:

No consent required