Topics

Year 1

  1. Introduction:  Medical Problems – Legal Considerations
  2. Doctor-Patient  Communication – Obtaining Patient Consent
  3. Confidentiality  in Clinical Practice – Legal Aspects

Year 2

  1. Negligent Acts and Omissions in  Clinical Practice
  2. Doctor-Patient Communication:  Disclosure Standards

Year 3

  1. Consent to  Medical Treatment – Adult Patients Who Lack Decision-Making Capacity
  2. End of Life  Decisions Involving Competent and Incompetent Patients
  3. Legal Aspects of  Organ and Tissue Donation and Use

Year 4

  1. Mental Health  Legislation and Clinical Practice
  2. Children and  Young Persons as Patients – Legal issues

Year 5

  1. Patient Safety