LAW 704-04 Medical Liability and Quality

This course focuses on improving health care quality and on the relationship between physician and patient. It begins with the materials on health care quality and medical error. It then turns to governmental regulation of health care professionals through licensure and discipline. The course also examines the clinician-patient relationship, including duties to treat, confidentiality, and informed consent and. Finally, the course will explore the framework for malpractice suits against health care professionals and the doctrinal and evidentiary dimensions of malpractice litigation. Previously titled Health Care Liability and Quality.