Health Law


Law 419

2

Upper-Level

None

No

Yes

This course will survey the legal issues that most frequently arise in the health care industry. Students will learn the role of law in promoting health care quality, accountability, access, and efficiency. Among the topics we will cover in some detail are bioethics (the ethical and legal issues raised by advancements in medical technology); health care finance; and issues on tort liability of health care professionals and organizations, establishing the standard of care and proving negligence in malpractice and informed consent situations.

UNC School of Law | Van Hecke-Wettach Hall | 160 Ridge Road, CB #3380 | Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3380 | 919.962.5106


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