FMEDG 1534: Public Health, Medical Ethics and Jurisprudence

Credits 2.0
The course provides an overview of fundamental concepts and principles related to public health, epidemiology, clinical ethics, and medical jurisprudence. Core concepts necessary for the practice of evidence-based medicine will be presented in addition to examining topics related to the legal and ethical aspects of medicine frequently encountered in clinical practice. In addition to preparing students for board examinations, completion of the course will provide students with the foundation needed to practice evidence-based medicine, provide compassionate and humane patient care, and ensure compliance with the law and standards of professional conduct.