Medical professionals must always make choices for the common good of the patients. However, healthcare scenarios and settings are complex, and taking the right decision while facing a situation may be difficult. It is essential for medical professionals to understand the legal implication of their actions and decisions for them and their patients, more so when the number of medico-legal cases is increasing rapidly. Likewise, legal professionals who aspire to handle cases involving medical laws find it difficult to understand the complex healthcare situations in view of their personal beliefs. Thus, it is important for both medical and legal professionals to understand medical laws objectively in order to practice successfully.
This course on 'Fundamentals of Medical Laws in India' gives both the conceptual and practical application of medico-legal guidelines, medical ethics, landmark judgments and effective strategies to prevent and defend medical negligence litigation. The primary goal of this course is to help the learner think independently and become sensitive to the risks and issues that encompass the healthcare field.
After completing the course, medical professionals and administrators will be able to:
After completing the course, lawyers will be able to:
Language : English
Video Lectures : Video lectures spanning 42 minutes.
Progress will be tested by way of quizzes and assignments at the end of each Module. Learners must attempt the exam at the end of the course and secure at least 50% marks to obtain course certificate.