Law and Medicine

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LAW 6272
2 credit hour(s)

Presents interdisciplinary coverage of medical proof in litigation; forensic pathology and toxicology; medical and hospital tort liability; health care reform; the right to refuse treatment; issues of human birth; and public health regulation. Students observe physicians and surgeons at work in hospital, clinical, and post-death investigation environments. Each student prepares a paper on a specific medicolegal topic.

This is an elective course.

Health Law