Course Description

The purpose of this course is to analyze the principal legal issues raised in the provision of medical care and the consequences of medical malpractice. Among the issues discussed are the "right" to medical treatment, medical insurance, patient "dumping," the standard of care applicable to physicians and medical support personnel, the "right" to die and criteria of death; abortion, and organ transplantation. The course pays special attention to malpractice litigation and the investigative role of a paralegal.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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