Course: Medical Law

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Course title Medical Law
Course code KOP/ZP
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Outlá Anna, JUDr.
  • Diaz Outlá Tereza, Mgr.
Course content
1. Medical Law and its basic concepts. 2. Sources of medical law. 3. Health legislation. 4. Public health insurance. 5. Labour law in relation to medical law. 6.Private dimension of Medical Law. 7. Protection of human life and health. 8. The rights and obligations of entities in the health sector. 9. Any breach of health workers. 10. Civil liability and its types. 11. Criminal liability. 12. Professional autonomy.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Discussion, Instruction based on dialogue, Seminar classes
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 52 hours per semester
professional knowledge
Nejsou specifikovány.
learning outcomes
Student identifies the subjects of legal relations in the hierarchy of health care provision, specifies the critical points of the legal relations arising in the field of health, will be able to act in accordance with the health care legislation, recognize and formulate the consequences of a breach of medical ethics and responsibility. Students will learn the technical terminology, understand the content of key legislation in the areas of health, differentiates legally significant aspects of legal relations arising from the provision of health care.
teaching methods
Instruction based on dialogue
Seminar classes
assessment methods
Oral exam
Recommended literature
  • Doležal, Tomáš; Doležal, Adam. Ochrana práv pacienta ve zdravotnictví. Praha : Linde, 2007. ISBN 978-80-7201-684-6.
  • Prudil, Lukáš. Základy právní odpovědnosti ve zdravotnictví. Vyd. 3., přeprac. Brno : Národní centrum ošetřovatelství a nelékařských zdravotnických oborů, 2004. ISBN 80-7013-409-7.
  • Sovová, Olga. Zdravotnická praxe a právo : praktická příručka. Vyd. 1. Praha : Leges, 2011. ISBN 978-80-87212-72-1.

Study plans that include the course
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