306.650.11 PUBLIC HEALTH AND THE LAW
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.
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to: 1. Describe the process of legal reasoning. 2. Define substantive law in several areas relevant to public health. 3. Illustrate the process of legal research. 4. Describe aspects of legal terminology, and demystify aspects of the law for non-lawyers. 5. Evaluate how the law deals with biomedical and health information. 6. Identify legal issues. 7. Decide when to consult legal counsel.
- Mon 06/18/2012 - Wed 06/20/2012
- Monday 9:00 - 5:00
- Tuesday 9:00 - 5:00
- Wednesday 9:00 - 5:00