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MDU 4031 – Medicine and the Law

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer C
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: MDU 4003
Syllabus: MDU 4031 Medicine and the Law Syllabus Summer 2014
Professor: Tonia Werner, M.D.
Course Coordinator: Stephen Welch, M.D.
Registration: Log into ISIS [Listed under MEDICINE-GENERAL in the undergraduate catalog]
Email: MedicineandLaw@psychiatry.ufl.edu

Description

The interaction between Medicine and the Law is vast, complicated, and very interesting. This course goes into select topics in detail, including issues that will affect you or a member of your immediate family. The right to die, drug and alcohol laws, and not guilty by reason of insanity are some of the topics addressed. Students will have an opportunity to share their opinions with same groups. Completing assignments in a timely fashion and taking advantage of ample opportunities for extra credit will lead one to doing quite well in the course.