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Medical Law - LCR4802

Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 8 Credits: 12
Module presented in English,Afrikaans
Pre-requisite: CRW2601, PVL3702 & PVL3703
Recommendation: Should be taken together with or follow on SCL1501 and ILW1501
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to equip students with knowledge of and insight into the law pertaining to the medical and health-care professions (including hospital practice) and basic research skills in the practice of law. Furthermore, the module provides the South African and the global community with medical lawyers who are aware of the challenges of providing quality healthcare in an equitable way and who are equipped to accept their responsibility towards the realization of a just and inclusive society based on constitutional democracy within a world legal order. Students accredited with this module can identify, analyse and apply the principles of medical law.