VLPM071 Legal Aspects in Medicine

Faculty of Medicine
autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Taught online.
doc. JUDr. Filip Křepelka, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Bc. Michal Koščík, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. Veronika Išová (assistant)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Bc. Michal Koščík, Ph.D.
Department of Public Health - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: Mgr. Bc. Michal Koščík, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Public Health - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Thu 17:00–18:40 B11/334
Prerequisites (in Czech)
VLOZ0642c Public Health II - practice
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 193 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 172/193, only registered: 0/193
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
At the end of the course, students should be able to understand basics of single legal branches related to health law. Legal problems in health care are discussed in-depth.
Learning outcomes
The studnets will undersdand - Rights of a patient - Rights of a physician/healthcare professional - Be acquainted with the healthcare funding - Cross border provision of health services - Patient privacy and health data
  • 1. Basic legal terms, legal branches, sources of law
  • 2. Health law – sources, public health insurance, subjects of public health insurance and their duties, health insurance funds, patients rights, medical liability, confidentiality, protection of privacy, detention, health care professions, health care administration, self-government in health care, medical liability, transplantation, autopsy, assisted reproduction, genetics
  • 3. Basics of penal and trespass law – sources, principles of penal law and penal proceeding, sanctions, selected crimes, trespasses – basic information
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  • PRUDIL, Lukáš. Právo pro zdravotnické pracovníky. Praha: Linde, 2014. 178 s. ISBN 9788072019298. info
  • TĚŠINOVÁ, Jolana, Roman ŽĎÁREK and Radek POLICAR. Medicínské právo. Vyd. 1. V Praze: C.H.Beck, 2011. xxxiii, 41. ISBN 9788074000508. info
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Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 30.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, autumn 2018, autumn 2019.
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