Health Law

This course will survey legal issues related to the delivery of health care. Topics typically include access to health care (e.g., rights to treatment, health care for the indigent); the doctor-patient relationship (e.g., malpractice, competency, informed consent, confidentiality); bioethics issues (e.g., end-of-life decisionmaking, reproductive rights); and public health issues (e.g., vaccination, the Affordable Care Act).

Grading and Method of Evaluation:
Letter grade with pass/fail option. Final exam.