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Introduction to health law principles

Unit Code: MPH5307

Duration: 6 weeks

Contact Hours: 20-24 hours of study per week

Credit Points: 6


‘Introduction to health law principles’ is an opportunity for students to better understand the legal principles specifically related to health care. You will build your understanding of common law principles and statutes, with a focus on key areas for medical and health law, which include: negligence, consent, health information privacy, clinical research, abortion, euthanasia, mental health, infectious diseases, health complaints, ethics and human rights, and health systems law.