Medical and Biomedical Law

ldrop2131  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Medical and Biomedical Law
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
5 credits
30.0 h
Schamps Geneviève;
Main themes
After a general presentation of the legal, deontological and ethical instruments applicable to the medical field, an analysis will be made of several themes of medical and biomedical law. As an example, one or the other of the following topical themes may be studied: the rights of the patient and the rights of the professional practitioner, including the (electronic) medical record, e-health, telemedicine; euthanasia and palliative care; the removal and transplantation of organs or human body material; embryo research; therapeutic or reproductive cloning ; medically assisted procreation; prenatal diagnosis and preimplantation diagnosis; gamete donation; surrogacy; genetic testing; experiments on the human person; medical liability, ethics committees, implications of developments in artificial intelligence, etc.
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Teaching materials
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Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Ethics

Master [120] in Law

Master [120] in Law (shift schedule)