Course Catalog » Family & Community Medicine 172B

Subject: Family & Community Medicine
Course Number: 172B
Course Title: Legal Medicine
Units: 2
School: Medicine
Department: Family And Community Medicine

Course Description: Fundamental legal principles and procedures affecting medical practice, with emphasis on medical negligence; the physician's role in the litigation process; the areas of medical practice which most frequently involve litigation; and practical measures to minimize the risk of lawsuit.
Prerequisites: None
Restrictions: UCSF health professional students
Activities: Direct - Lecture, Student - Lecture

Instructor of Record: D. Tennenhouse
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Winter
Course Grading Convention: Letter Grade, P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: No
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
Repeat course for credit? No