MEDICAL PROFESSIONal and LIABILITY LAW
The major goal of this course is to provide an insight into the field of medical law. The focus is laid on the law of the medical profession, basics of social law applied to activities of SHI-accredited physicians and medical liability law.
- The law of the medical profession thoroughly defines the rules of the medical profession (content: physician and advertising, physician and business activities, physician and corruption, etc.)
- The law of SHI-accredited physicians is only applied to a part of all medical activities, namely the treatment of patients who are covered by statutory health insurance (content: setting up or acquiring an office, demand planning 2013, possibilities for cooperation, medical care unit, etc.)
- The medical liability law rules compensations for patients in the case of a treatment which was not performed lege artis (content: liability of physicians in private practice, patients’ rights law 2013, kind of faults e.g. medical malpractice or incorrect informing etc.)