Programme/Approved Electives for 2022/23
Available as a Free Standing Elective
This module will explore the way in which law, ethics and policy interrelate in the area of health care practice. It builds on earlier understanding acquired in diverse areas of law, including Criminal and Tort law. The module will seek to develop analytical understanding of health care law and encourage critical perspectives on the substantive areas covered. The module is particularly attractive to those with an interest in the interaction between ethics and law and the governance of the medical profession.
Talis Aspire Reading ListAny reading lists will be provided by the start of the course.http://lists.lib.keele.ac.uk/modules/law-30088/lists
To explore the interrelationship of law, ethics and policy in a contested and rapidly expanding area of law.
Intended Learning Outcomes
identify, critique and contextualise the basic legal rules applying to health care law: 1devise and construct a critical analysis of the way in which the law seeks to govern the personal relation between doctor and patient: 1identify and evaluate the need in the sector for a balance between the demands of the individual and of the state and how the law seeks to regulate that: 1
10 x 2 hour lecture/seminar sessions = 20 hoursseminar preparation = 54 hoursessay preparation/background reading = 76 hours
1: Essay weighted 100%
Description of Module Assessment
Essay - 3,000 wordsA research based, critically informed essay with a word limit of 3,000 words (excluding footnotes)