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GRAD > GERON GR > 734

Law and Health Policy for the Elderly

Description:
This course examines the use of law in creating health policy that affects older Americans. It presents students with a brief introduction to the sources of law, to legal reasoning, and to the structure of the legal system. Cases are used to explore the impact of our legal system on issues of access, quality, and the cost of health care for older citizens. Other issues to be discussed include consent to and withdrawal of treatment.

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