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VER108-G Legal topics
On successful completion of the course, the student should have:
- an insight into the legal system and legal methods
- an insight into basic legal terms and principles
- an insight into the philosophy of legal rights in social welfare legislation
- knowledge about rules of legal capacity and guardianship
- knowledge about legal rules of social welfare services
- knowledge about legal rules of health services
- an insight into legal rules of child welfare services
- knowledge about legal rules of professional secrecy for health personnel
1C Legal topics (5 ECTS Credits)
- Legal methods and sources of Law
- Some basic legal terms and principles
- Legal capacity, legal entity and legal competence
- Parental responsibility, guardianship, competency to consent
- Training and work
- Legal rules and legal rights especially related to the health and social welfare services
- Professional secrecy for health personnel
Instruction includes lectures, supervised study groups, presentations, exercises, course requirements and individual studies. Compulsory instruction is described in the Course Brochure under section ´O´. Compulsory instruction includes exercises, study groups, supervision, course requirements and presentations/oral presentations in class. Absence from such instruction must be compensated with an alternative course requirement.
1. The student must have satisfactory participation in compulsory instruction described in the course brochure, or completed an alternative course requirement (please refer to ´Teaching methods´ above).
2. A minimum of 80 % group work attendance is required. Each group selects a student to take register for each meeting. In special cases, if a student should not participate satisfactorily in group work, individual assignments may be given instead.
Please refer to the course brochure for more details about design and content requirements.
A graded two-hour individual written examination.
Study programme coordinator: Janneke Quarles van Ufford (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The syllabus will be published on the home page of the course when finalised. See link in the upper right hand corner of the page.
Faculty of Health and Sports Sciences