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BDS II: Medical Law & Ethics Lecture Schedule 2016/2017

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BDS II: Medical Law & Ethics Lecture Schedule 2016/2017  

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

SCHOOL OF DENTAL SCIENCES

DEPT. OF PAEDIATRIC DENTISTRY & ORTHODONTICS

 

Wednesday: 8:00 - 9:00 am

BDS II: Medical Law & Ethics Lecture Schedule 2016/2017                                  

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Venue: Lecture Theatre                                                                                                                   

24/3/2017

DATE

TOPIC

LECTURER

29/3/17

Law and the Dental Practitioner I & II

  • Constitutional provisions
  • Elements of criminal law and liability
  • Elements of contract law and liability
  • Elements of tort law (Battery, Assault, Medical Negligence and Legal standard of Care)
  • Civil Procedures
  • Criminal Procedures

Naomi Njuguna

5/4/17

The role of the dental practitioner in court hearings:

  • Role and conduct as an expert witness
  • Bond-subpoena to appear in court
  • Expert witness evidence and reports
  • Standard and Burden of proof
  • Admissibility of evidence; hearsay evidence

 Naomi Njuguna    

12/4/17

 

 

Health and Human Rights:

  • The right to health
  • Medical paternalism v Patient centred care
  • Commodification and consumerisation of health
  • Right to emergency treatment
  • The right to dignity
  • The right to non – discrimination
  • Right to fair administrative action
  • Right to information
  • Consumer protection
  • Social determinants of health

Naomi Njuguna

 

 

 

19/4/17

C.A.T

Dr. Psiwa

26/4/17

 

 

 

 

 

Introduction to the management of the minor:

  • (0-18 yrs) in Dental practice & research
  • Human rights for the child patient
  • Diagnosis and disclosure in child abuse
  • Issues of consent in elective and  of emergency treatment

Dr. Dimba

 

 

 

 

  3/5/17

 

 

 

Principles of Management for the dental team

  • Role of the dental team leader
  • Essential management skills
  • Relating to patients and working with colleagues

Dr. Muasya

 

 

 

10/5/17

Ethics of peer referral, peer consultation and peer review.

Conflicts between principles of ethics, quality of services and professional fees

Dr. Njiru

 

17/5/17

Ethics in epidemiological and clinical research

  • Research in children
  • Research in adults

Dr. Mutave

5/4/17

 

 

 

Forensic odontology

  • Definition of forensic odontology
  • Identification procedures
  • Forensic odontology within the legal process

Dr. Dimba

 

 

 

Prepared by:  ______________________________    Sign:  _____________________  Date:  ______________________

Approved:  _______________________________     Sign:  _____________________  Date:  ______________________

 

Copy to:  Dean, SDS

                All lecturers, Law & Ethics Sessions

                BDS II students

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