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524 - Medical Liability and Treatment Relationships (2 hours)*
An exploration of legal aspects of the practice of medicine, focused primarily on medical malpractice, but also including the duty to treat, confidentiality, informed consent, and end-of-life treatment decisions. Some semesters, a "Practicum Extension" (350) will be available for 1 or 2 students to work with local lawyers at the Veteran's Administration health care system.
* This course may be offered for 3 hours during some years.