BUL4602 Fall-2011 Lecture Outline

BUL4602 Fall-2011 Lecture Outline - LEGAL FUNDAMENTALS OF...

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LEGAL FUNDAMENTALS OF HEALTHCARE AND PUBLIC HEALTH Lecture Outline Introduction Course Purpose Course materials Lectures 1 through 11 Descriptions Thought for first lecture 1. Law and Ethics Terminology Purpose of Ethics 4 ethical value systems 3 step personal decision model Law and Ethics Why Study Law? Morality and Law Additional Ethical Topics Healthcare Ethics and Medical Law History of healthcare Ethics AMA Ethical Standards Applied Ethical Models Ethics and Law Ethical Decision Making Three Step - personal quick check model Basic Decision Making Model Seven Step Model Lo’s Clinical Model Suggested Clinical Decision Model Thought for next lecture 2. The Legal System What is the law? Where does Law come from? The COURT SYSTEM Common Law Statutory Law Administrative Rules/Regulations Administrative agency basic functions Administrative Hearings Federal Administrative Procedure Act State Administrative Procedure Acts Constitutional Law Page 1 of 8
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Jacobson v. Massachusetts General Legal Tort Legal Thought for next lecture 3. Liability Legal Terminology Medical Negligence Standard of care Negligence identification Tort Defenses Good Samaritan Statute Generally Botte v. Pomeroy (Florida case) Government Liability Legal Terminology Sovereign immunity Waiver of sovereign immunity Proprietary function Governmental function U.S. v. Varig CAUTION Qualified Immunity Individual Health Officers Juci-Rich v. Lowe Precautionary measures Thought for next lecture 4. Healthcare Provider Duties Legal Terminology Physician-patient relationship Consent to treat – first things first Informed Medical Consent (elements) Procedures with substantial chance of harm Implied consent Implied by patient action Implied by law Proof of informed consent Case study Why the concern over informed consent? Substitute consent givers Capacity to make decisions Designated consent givers Advance Directive Page 2 of 8
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Living will Surrogate designation Proxy Surrogate Proxy determination Bioethics committee Substitute consent giver determination
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This note was uploaded on 08/23/2011 for the course BUL 4602 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '11 term at W. Florida.

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BUL4602 Fall-2011 Lecture Outline - LEGAL FUNDAMENTALS OF...

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