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

Learning Objectives


01: Introduction
02: Sickness and Quality
03: Medical Error
04: Provider Obligation
05: Hospital Obligation
06: Contractual Relationship
Lesson Schedule

Unit01: Introduction
Unit02: Professional Liability
Unit03: Institutional Liability
Unit04: Tort Reform
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The following guidelines are provided to assist in the development of appropriate learning objectives for a proposed educational experience.

Step 1. Describe the information, skills, behaviors, or perspectives you will acquire through attendance and participation. 

Step 2. Clearly identify the outcomes or actions you expect to demonstrate as a result of the educational experiences. See the action words below.

Step 3. Write the learning objectives that relate to these outcomes and that reflect the content of the session. Objectives describe your behavior as the learner, and:

are stated clearly


define or describe an action


are measurable, in terms of time, space, amount, and/or frequency.


Measurable Action Words (examples)



Examples of Learning Objectives

"At the conclusion of the course, I will be able to:


  1. List five indicators that link a healthy community to healthy economy."

  2. Articulate the procedure for assessing the health status of a patient with Alzheimer's Disease."

  3. Develop a care plan for a family of six supported by an annual income of $32,000, and caring for a child who has cystic fibrosis."


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The University of Dayton School of Law
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