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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 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.
Compulsory Module 9: Settlement of Disputes in the Health Care Sector (6 ECTS-Credits, 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students that have passed the module understand the procedural course of action of a law suit in the health care sector and the roles assumed by the different players. They also know the special forms of out-of-court settlement of disputes in the health care sector and understand their importance in the context of the legal protection system on the whole.
Compulsory Module 10: Law and Ethics in Medical Research (6 ECTS-Credits, 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students that have passed the module understand the basic principles of the intellectual property law as far as it relates to medical research or the development of pharmaceutical products or medical devices. They know the legal framework for the development of pharmaceutical products. They understand the ethic limits of medical action and research and understand its consequences for legal questions.
Master's Thesis (15 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
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910651
PAYMENT: ULG Medizinrecht (SS 2024) (VO / 30h / 75 ECTS-AP)
Bernhard Alexander Koch, Thomas Krieglsteiner
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  • 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).