LAWS6312 - European Health Law and Policy
- Provide an analysis of health law and policy within the European Union.
- Provided with an overview of the EU and the relevance of EU law for health law
Topics to be covered in this unit include: access to health care across Member States, including the free movement of patients across borders and the issue of health tourism; protection of health privacy within the EU and the Data Protection Directive; the regulation of health care professionals within the EU; regulation of health research, including EU funding of health research, and the Clinical Trials Directive; public health within the EU, including communicable diseases and health promotion; and EU law and policy on patient safety and quality assurance. In addition, this unit will provide students with 3 case studies of EU health law and policy in the areas of assisted reproduction, stem cells and cloning, and death and dying.
- Class Participation (10%)
- Essay or Exam (90%)
Semester 1 Intensive
21, 22 & 25, 26 February 2013
The timetable is subject to frequent changes. Please refer to the latest version of the Postgraduate Timetable.
You can credit this unit towards Legal Professional Development (LPD). Units of study that are part of Sydney Law School’s Postgraduate Program meet the necessary Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) of the Law Society of New South Wales and the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements of the New South Wales Bar Association. You may complete this unit of study by enrolling on a non-degree basis or on an audit basis only with no assessment via Single Unit Enrolment.