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INFO Continuing Education Programme Medical Law according to the curriculum 2013 (4 semesters, 75 ECTS-Credits)
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Compulsory Module 1a: Introduction to Law (6 ECTS-Credits, 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students that have passed the module know the public-law principles of the Austrian legal system, understand the principles and most important contents of the Austrian private law and know about available possibilities for legal protection. They have an understanding of the juridical way of working and are able to use it.
Compulsory Module 1b: Introduction to Medical Science and the Health Care Sector (6 ECTS-Credits, 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students that have passed the module know everyday routines of the health care system and understand the specific processes against the background of medical-law related questions.
Compulsory Module 2: European and Public Law Framework for the Health Care System (6 ECTS-Credits, 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students that have passed the module know about the international, European and public law framework determining medical law regulations and know the consequences for the legal framework as related to medical law.
Compulsory Module 3: Law for Health Professions (6 ECTS-Credits, 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students that have passed the module know the requirements for the different health care professions, the rights and duties of the professionals as well as the respective disciplinary law
Compulsory Module 4: Employment Law for Health Professions (6 ECTS-Credits, 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students that have passed the module know the rights and duties of employees and employers in the health care sector and know how to solve employment law-related conflicts. They are familiar with the most important problem situations of employment law in consideration of gender aspects in hospitals on the one hand, as well as surgeries, sanatoria etc. on the other hand.
Compulsory Module 5: Organisation Law in the Health Care Sector (6 ECTS-Credits, 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students that have passed the module know the public and private law framework for offering services in the health care sector and have a grasp of the advantages and disadvantages of the different organisational forms that can accommodate medical services.
Compulsory Module 6: Law of Social and Private Health and Accident Insurance (6 ECTS-Credits, 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students that have passed the module understand the system of social health and accident insurance in Austria and the relationships of the social insurance carriers and their contract partners. They also know the legal framework of private health insurance and the relevant insurance contract law. They are moreover familiar with the relationship of social and private insurance law and their respective contribution to financing health care.
Compulsory Module 7: Rights and Duties of Patients (6 ECTS-Credits, 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students that have passed the module understand the relationship between patients and the providers of health services and the resulting rights and duties. They know in how far the civil law and public law protects the interest of the patients, especially if they need protection.
Compulsory Module 8: Liability Risks in the Health Care Sector (6 ECTS-Credits, 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students that have passed the module know the liability risks in civil and criminal law. They know in which circumstances providers of health services, pharmaceutical products and medical devices can be contractually or tortiously obliged to pay compensation and also to which extent they can be prosecuted.
Master's Thesis (15 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
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910651
PAYMENT: ULG Medizinrecht - SS 2021 (VO / 30h / 75 ECTS-AP)
Bernhard Alexander Koch
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910663
ENROLMENT: CEP Medical Law WS 2021/22 (VO / 30h / 75 ECTS-AP)
Bernhard Alexander Koch
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Notes:
  • There may still be changes in the courses offered as well as room allocation and course dates.
  • The course descriptions found in the English version of the course catalogue are for informational purposes only. Authoritative information can be found in the "Vorlesungsverzeichnis" (German version of the course catalogue).