COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Health Care Law
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 467
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to develop a basic understanding about healthcare law in the light of “right to health” regarding to “right to live”, and to examine legal responsibility due to malpractice related with “patient rights” within the frame of international and national legislation and legal practice.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Students succeeded in this course are able to • Define the concepts related with “right to health” and legal terms of “health law” in general from social rights perspective in the light of international instruments,
  • Compare the international and national legal sources about health law and patient rights,
  • Examine precedent cases about healthcare within the scope of international and national legislation,
  • Discuss about some popular issues related with “right to health” and “healthcare”,
  • Explain “patient rights”, and the legal responsibility of the State and healthcare providers in different fields of law.
Course Description Legal rules and practice about healthcare law in the light of “right to health” in relation of “right to live”, comparatively in national and international law.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 “Right to health” in association with “right to life”, medical care/intervention and other terms and concepts of Health Law Yrd. Doç. Dr. Özge Yücel (Editör), Doç. Dr. Gürkan Sert (Editör), Sağlık ve Tıp Hukukunda Sorumluluk ve İnsan Hakları; Sağlık Hizmeti ¦ Sağlık Hakkı ve Hasta Hakları ¦ Medeni Hukuk, Ceza ve İdare Hukuku Yönünden Sorumluluk. Seçkin 2018.pp.23-45,73-101
2 “Right to health” and “patient rights” in International law Yrd. Doç. Dr. Özge Yücel (Editör), Doç. Dr. Gürkan Sert (Editör), Sağlık ve Tıp Hukukunda Sorumluluk ve İnsan Hakları; Sağlık Hizmeti ¦ Sağlık Hakkı ve Hasta Hakları ¦ Medeni Hukuk, Ceza ve İdare Hukuku Yönünden Sorumluluk. Seçkin 2018.pp.47-73.125-153.
3 “Right to health” within the context of “social and economic rights” in Turkish Constitution and the legal practice about it. Yrd. Doç. Dr. Özge Yücel (Editör), Doç. Dr. Gürkan Sert (Editör), Sağlık ve Tıp Hukukunda Sorumluluk ve İnsan Hakları; Sağlık Hizmeti ¦ Sağlık Hakkı ve Hasta Hakları ¦ Medeni Hukuk, Ceza ve İdare Hukuku Yönünden Sorumluluk. Seçkin 2018.pp.
4 Duties of the state and legislation about patient rights in Turkey Yrd. Doç. Dr. Özge Yücel (Editör), Doç. Dr. Gürkan Sert (Editör), Sağlık ve Tıp Hukukunda Sorumluluk ve İnsan Hakları; Sağlık Hizmeti ¦ Sağlık Hakkı ve Hasta Hakları ¦ Medeni Hukuk, Ceza ve İdare Hukuku Yönünden Sorumluluk. Seçkin 2018.pp.73-122.
5 Legal responsibility in general due to the violation of patient rights Yrd. Doç. Dr. Özge Yücel (Editör), Doç. Dr. Gürkan Sert (Editör), Sağlık ve Tıp Hukukunda Sorumluluk ve İnsan Hakları; Sağlık Hizmeti ¦ Sağlık Hakkı ve Hasta Hakları ¦ Medeni Hukuk, Ceza ve İdare Hukuku Yönünden Sorumluluk. Seçkin 2018.pp.123-193.
6 The nature of the contract about health care services and legal consequences according to Obligations Law Yrd. Doç. Dr. Özge Yücel (Editör), Doç. Dr. Gürkan Sert (Editör), Sağlık ve Tıp Hukukunda Sorumluluk ve İnsan Hakları; Sağlık Hizmeti ¦ Sağlık Hakkı ve Hasta Hakları ¦ Medeni Hukuk, Ceza ve İdare Hukuku Yönünden Sorumluluk. Seçkin 2018.pp.235-249.
7 The nature of the contract about health care services and legal consequences according to Obligations Law Yrd. Doç. Dr. Özge Yücel (Editör), Doç. Dr. Gürkan Sert (Editör), Sağlık ve Tıp Hukukunda Sorumluluk ve İnsan Hakları; Sağlık Hizmeti ¦ Sağlık Hakkı ve Hasta Hakları ¦ Medeni Hukuk, Ceza ve İdare Hukuku Yönünden Sorumluluk. Seçkin 2018.pp.249-261.
8 Midterm Exam
9 Compensation responsibility due to malpractice in case law Yrd. Doç. Dr. Özge Yücel (Editör), Doç. Dr. Gürkan Sert (Editör), Sağlık ve Tıp Hukukunda Sorumluluk ve İnsan Hakları; Sağlık Hizmeti ¦ Sağlık Hakkı ve Hasta Hakları ¦ Medeni Hukuk, Ceza ve İdare Hukuku Yönünden Sorumluluk. Seçkin 2018.pp.249-261.
10 Legal responsibility of administration in case law Yrd. Doç. Dr. Özge Yücel (Editör), Doç. Dr. Gürkan Sert (Editör), Sağlık ve Tıp Hukukunda Sorumluluk ve İnsan Hakları; Sağlık Hizmeti ¦ Sağlık Hakkı ve Hasta Hakları ¦ Medeni Hukuk, Ceza ve İdare Hukuku Yönünden Sorumluluk. Seçkin 2018.pp.265-279.
11 Criminal responsibility for malpractice of healthcare Yrd. Doç. Dr. Özge Yücel (Editör), Doç. Dr. Gürkan Sert (Editör), Sağlık ve Tıp Hukukunda Sorumluluk ve İnsan Hakları; Sağlık Hizmeti ¦ Sağlık Hakkı ve Hasta Hakları ¦ Medeni Hukuk, Ceza ve İdare Hukuku Yönünden Sorumluluk. Seçkin 2018.pp.281-329.
12 Constitutional court decisions and international court decisions related with right to health Yrd. Doç. Dr. Özge Yücel (Editör), Doç. Dr. Gürkan Sert (Editör), Sağlık ve Tıp Hukukunda Sorumluluk ve İnsan Hakları; Sağlık Hizmeti ¦ Sağlık Hakkı ve Hasta Hakları ¦ Medeni Hukuk, Ceza ve İdare Hukuku Yönünden Sorumluluk. Seçkin 2018.pp.155-189.
13 Presentations of groups
14 Presentations of groups
15 Review of the semester
16 Final Exam
Course Notes/Textbooks

Yrd. Doç. Dr. Özge Yücel (Editör), Doç. Dr. Gürkan Sert (Editör),

Sağlık ve Tıp Hukukunda Sorumluluk ve İnsan Hakları;

Sağlık Hizmeti ¦ Sağlık Hakkı ve Hasta Hakları ¦ Medeni Hukuk, Ceza ve İdare Hukuku Yönünden Sorumluluk. Seçkin 2018.

Suggested Readings/Materials

Sevinj Jabrayilova-Sh, “Cross-Cutting Issues on The Right To Life in The Context of Law”, Hacettepe HFD, 5(2) 2015, pp.117–138 (http://www.hukukdergi.hacettepe.edu.tr/dergi/C5S2makale5.pdf)

Treaties and conventions of United Nations, World Health Organization, European Union and European Council, and reports about implementation of them by countries from websites,

Halit Yılmaz, “Realizing Social And Economic Rights: The Example of Judicial Attitudes Towards The Rationing of Healthcare in Turkey”, Hacettepe HFD, 6(1) 2016, 47–62 (http://www.hukukdergi.hacettepe.edu.tr/dergi/C6S1makale2.pdf);

Murat Tumay, “The Analyse Of Nature And Implementation Of Economic, Social And Cultural Rights And Civil And Political Rights In International Human Rights Law”, Selçuk Üniversitesi Hukuk Fakültesi Dergisi, Cilt 21, Sayı 1, Yıl 2013 https://doi.org/10.15337/SUH.2017.56

(http://dergipark.gov.tr/download/article-file/262814)

E.Aydın, “Rights of patients in developing countries: the case of Turkey”, Journal of Medical Ethics, V.30,Issue.6, 2004 http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jme.2003.005819, https://jme.bmj.com/content/medethics/30/6/555.full.pdf ;

Nuket Ornek Buken; Erhan Buken, “The Legal and Ethical

Aspects of Medical Malpractice in Turkey”, 10 Eur. J.

Health L. 201 (2003), pp.201-213(heinonline)

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
10
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
20
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
30
Final Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
3
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
16
1
16
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
5
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
10
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
10
Final Exams
1
20
    Total
109

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to possess the knowledge in legal terminology, concepts and principles.

2

To be able to solve the legal problems with an analytic and integral point of view.

3

To be able to evaluate the legal knowledge and abilities obtained with a critical approach.

4

To be able to evaluate the developments in legal theory and practice by monitoring local, international and interdisciplinary dimensions.

5

To be able to have awareness of social, professional and scientific principles of ethic behaviour.

6

To be able to take responsibility in solving problems by creative and innovative thinking.

7

To be able to interpret the legal norms with a sense of justice respectful to human rights and in the light of principles of democratic, secular and social state of law.

8

Working efficiently and effectively, learning how to be a team member, taking responsibilities, being open minded, constructive, open to criticism and having self confidence

9

To be able to use the daily scientific sources and court judgments in the framework of life time learning approach.

10

To be able to inform the related persons and institutions about legal matters both verbally and in written.

11

To be able to monitor the daily legal information/court decisions and interacts with the colleagues in a foreign language (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale” Level B1) .

12

To be able to use the information and communication technology together with the computer programs in a level required by the area of law (“European Computer Driving Licence, Advanced Level”).

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest