The requirement of this course arose due to advancement in the field of Medical science which is now requiring several medical laws and ethics to save the male function in the field of drugs and researches. This course is a combination of medical science in general, Bio ethics and laws related to it. It includes studies about responsibilities and rights of patients and health care providers. The critical areas related to medical science like clinical negligence, the uninsured, health disparities, stem cell research, confidentiality, euthanasia, etc are important part of this course.
Further study options
After completion of this course, interested candidates can pursue either a regular post graduate degree, other short term courses and research based courses. The suitable options are P.G. Diploma in Health Science (Adolescent Health Care), P.G. Diploma in Health Science (Public Health), P.G. Diploma in Health Science (Maternity and Neonatal Care), Master of Health Science in Reproductive and Sexual Medicine and many more.
Admission procedure includes filling and submission of application form along with application fee and other required documents.
The duration for this course is 1 year for most of the institutes. It may vary for some mostly in the case of part time or distance learning course.
This course has wide acceptance in terms of eligibility and below mentioned candidates can pursue this course-
- Candidate who has done MBBS/BPT/BMLT/BHMS or other related course is eligible
- Bachelors with specialization in Naturopathy & Veterinary Science are eligible
- Graduate/Postgraduate degree in Life Sciences
- Graduate or equivalent degree in Allied Health or Nursing
- Graduate or Postgraduate degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences
- Bachelors from the field of Sociology, Psychology and Clinical Psychology etc are eligible
Apart from above mentioned list, candidates from Law back ground are also eligible from some institutes.
The course includes topics like An Introduction to Systems of Law and Health, Health Law and Ethics-Constitutional and Legal Perspective, Professional Accountability and Patient's Rights, Medical Professional, Patient and the Law, Health, Research and Commercialization, Biotechnology, Bioethics and Society, International Public Health Law and Security and other related topics.
A short term dissertation is also included in the course.
These candidates can work in Law and related legal fields related to medical sector like government legal departments, local and international firms, international organizations, other public institutions, etc. These candidates can even join Academics for teaching.
Other law related firms like High Court, Humanitarian Organizations, etc also recruits these candidates.
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