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PUBH 6368 : Law, Medicine, and Ethics
Milken Institute School of Public Health
Public Health (PUBH)
Health Services and Law
Health Services and Law
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Teitelbaum, Burke
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Examination of the ways in which the law and legal system in the United States influence and are influenced by the health care system. How judicial, statutory, regulatory, and constitutional sources of law embody health policy and affect access to and quality and financing of health care, as well as the regulation of patient rights.
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to: • Understand the fundamental principles and processes of the legal system as they relate to the individual health care system. • Understand the basic legal rights and responsibilities of the relevant stakeholders in the health care system. • Appreciate the extensive and complex role played by the various sources of law in the day-to-day workings of the health care system. • Develop a vocabulary of legal terms in order to facilitate communications between health and legal professionals. • Improve skills related to critical analysis of health law and policy.
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