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Medical Law

Course Code :2300RECMED
Study domain:Law
Academic year:2019-2020
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:30
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Thierry Vansweevelt

3. Course contents *

The course Medical Law contains research of the social and legal implications and cosequences of undergoing /performing practices in health care.

The legal organization of the practising of health care professions is part of this course.


The following topics are discussed :

-Legal organization

-Medical council


-Informed consent

-professional secrecy

-medical file

-liability of physicians and hospitals

-organization of a hospital

-the beginning of life

-minors and mental impaired

-end of life

-medication and drugs