Law 803 Health Care Malpractice
Professor Vernellia Randall
The University of Dayton School of Law

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Unit01: Introduction
Unit02: Professional Liability
Unit03: Institutional Liability
Unit04: Tort Reform

 

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Unit 01: Introduction

Jan. 13 Lesson 01 Intro to Health Care Malpractice
Jan. 15 Lesson 02 Defining Sickness and Quality in Health Care
Jan. 20 No Class  Monday Class Schedule
Jan. 22 Lesson 03:  The Problem of Medical Error
Jan. 27 Lesson 04 Obligation to Provide Care: Physician Duty
Jan. 29 Lesson 05 Obligation to Provide Care: Hospital Duty
Feb.  3 Lesson 06 The Contract Between Patient and Physician

Unit 02: Liability of Health Care Professionals

Feb.   5 Lesson 07 Standard of Care - Part I
Feb. 10 Lesson 08: Standard of Care - Part II
Feb. 12 Lesson 09: Other Theories
Feb. 17 Lesson 10: Defenses to a Malpractice Suit - Part I
Feb. 19 Lesson 11: Defenses to a Malpractice Suit - Part II 
Feb. 24 Lesson 12: Causation Problems
Feb. 26 CANCELLED
Mar.  2 Lesson 13: Damages Innovations
Mar.  4 CANCELLED
Mar.  9 Lesson 14 Confidentiality - Part I
Mar. 11 Lesson 15 Confidentiality - Part II 
Mar. 16 No Class Spring Break
Mar. 18 No Class Spring Break
Mar. 23 Lesson 16 Informed Consent - Part I
Mar. 25 Lesson 17 Informed Consent - Part II 

Unit 03: Liability of Institutions

Mar. 30 Lesson 18 Immunity to Vicarious Liability
Apr.  1 Lesson 19 Direct Liability
Lesson 20 Direct Liability  
(Make-up Class 12:00 pm to 12:50pm)
Apr.  6 Lesson 21 Managed Care - Basic Concepts
Apr.  8 CANCELLED
Apr. 13 Lesson 23 Managed Care - Tort Liability
(Make-up Class 12:00 pm to 12:50pm)
Apr. 15 Lesson 24 Managed Care - ERISA
Apr. 20 Lesson 25 Managed Care - ERISA

Unit 04: Tort Reform

Apr. 22 Lesson 26 Tort Reform - Part I
Apr. 27 Lesson 27 Tort Reform - Part II/ End of Class
 

 
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Professor Vernellia R. Randall
Institute on Race, Health Care and the Law
The University of Dayton School of Law
300 College Park 
Dayton, OH 45469-2772
Email: randall@udayton.edu

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 01/08/2004

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