Legal and Ethical Issues Concerning Pharmaceutical Products module (LW51106)

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Credits

30

Module code

LW51106

Drugs and medical devices cannot be marketed until they have undergone stringent testing. This module explores the legal and ethical issues that arise from participation in research, and also when patients are injured by pharmaceutical products.

Component 1: Drug development: ethical issues

Component 2: Drug development: legal regulation

Component 3: Testing new drugs

Component 4: Introduction to pharmaceutical product liability

Component 5: Pharmaceutical product liability: contract and tort/delict

Component 6: Pharmaceutical product liability: strict liability