University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

LAW 2516 - Medical Law and Ethics

Career: Undergraduate Law
Units: 3
Term: 4039
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Intensive
Restriction: Available to LLB and B.Criminology with B.Laws and BArts Advanced with B.Laws students only
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Pre-Requisite: LAW 1501
Incompatible: LAW 2021
Assessment: Typically to include class participation, research essay and practical activity.
Syllabus:

The course provides an introduction to ethics generally and more specifically to medical ethics, examining in particular the principle of autonomy, which informs much of medical law. The course then considers the general part of medical law governing the legal relationship between medical practitioners and their patients. It considers the legal implications of the provision of medical advice, diagnosis and treatment. Selected medico-legal issues over a human life are also examined. These may include reproductive technologies, foetal rights, research on human subjects, organ donation, the rights of the dying and the legal definition of death.

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Units
EFTSL
Amount
3
0.125
          
  


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
4039 Mon 21/09/2020 Wed 30/09/2020 Wed 25/11/2020 Not Available


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Seminar
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
36087 SE01 40 2 21 Sep - 25 Sep Monday, Thursday, Friday 9am - 5pm Napier, 102, Lecture Theatre
1 Oct - 1 Oct Thursday 5pm - 7pm Ligertwood, 113, Teaching Room
Note: Interdisciplinary Stream - see MyUni for further details
36281 SE02 80 44 21 Sep - 25 Sep Monday, Friday 9am - 5pm  
28 Sep - 29 Sep Monday, Tuesday 9am - 1pm  
Note: Medical Law in the Time of a Pandemic (pandemic stream) - see MyUni for further details
Related Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
36086 LE01 40 2 30 Sep - 30 Sep Wednesday 9am - 5pm  
Note: Interdisciplinary Stream - see MyUni for further details
36282 LE02 80 44 1 Oct - 1 Oct Thursday 9am - 5pm  
Note: Medical Law in the Time of a Pandemic (pandemic stream) - see MyUni for further details