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Health Law (HLTHL)

HLTHL 960 Food and Drug Regulation (3) This survey course covers the federal regulation of food, human and animal drugs, medical devices, cosmetics, biologies, and agricultural biotechnology. The primary focus will be on the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and the operations of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The course will also cover related status implemented by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the interaction between federal regulation and private tort litigation, and international trade in FDA-regulated products.
Effective: Fall 2014

HLTHL 961 Bioethics and Public Health Law (3) The course will focus on the laws governing ethical issues that arise in the course of providing medical care and ensuring public health. Specific topics include treatment at the end of life, reproductive rights, organ transplantation, genetic testing, human experimentation, and infectious disease control and prevention. A central theme is the conflict between patients' interests and the interests of others and/or social interests. This course also explores the intersection of ethics and economics in terms of the social right to care and the rationing of limited medical resources.
Effective: Summer 2012

HLTHL 963 Healthcare Organization and Finance (3) This introductory health law course will examine how the law influences the regulation, structure, financing, and delivery of healthcare in the United States. We will also consider the challenges facing healthcare providers, regulators, and consumers. Issues to be addressed include private health insurance and managed care, ERISA, COBRA, HIPAA, Medicare, Medicaid, fraud and abuse, and antitrust.
Effective: Summer 2012

HLTHL 971 Law and Medicine (3) This course focuses on law concerning the physician-patient relationship as well as bioethical issues that arise in that relationship. It covers confidentiality, medical malpractice, informed consent, the duty to treat, refusing life-sustaining medical treatment, physicians and patients on matters relating to patient care.
Effective: Fall 2008

HLTHL 997 Special Topics (1-9) Special topics in the Health Law field.
Effective: Spring 2008

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