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Law at the End of Life 2: End of Life Decision-Making (half-module) (Module)

Module description


Taught by: Professor Penney Lewis

You study the law relating to end of life decision-making, in England and Wales and in a wide range of other jurisdictions, for both competent and incompetent patients of all ages including contemporaneous and advance decisions, proxy decision-making, palliative care, quality of life, decisions to withdraw or withhold life-sustaining treatment and the definition of death. This module may only be taken if you take Medical Law 1: Consent, Refusal & Request or if you have previously studied Medical Law.

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Optional module for

Key information

Module code 7FFLG908

Credit level 7


Credit value


Study abroad module No