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MDU 4031 – Medicine and the Law

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer C
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: MDU 4003
Syllabus: MDU4031_Summer2015 Syllabus
Professor: Tonia Werner, M.D.; Michael Nias, J.D.; Lauren Solberg, J.D.
Course Coordinator: Dainelle Cooke, B.S.
Registration: Log into ISIS [Listed under MEDICINE-GENERAL in the undergraduate catalog]


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.

 To start course: This course is now offered in Canvas. In order to access this course, please go to and click “e-learning in Canvas.” Please log in with your Gatorlink and password. Your courses should be listed on the top of the screen when you click on “Courses.”