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LGS 241 - Legal Issues of Death, Dying and Organ Transplantation

2 credit hours - Two hours weekly; one term.
Study and application of law related to death, dying and organ transplantation. Focus on the legal definition of death; competency; decision making regarding life-sustaining treatment; suicide; self-determination and procurement and allocation of organs. Study the judicial process relating to patient and proxy decision making and prepare living wills and durable health care powers of attorney. Lab fee $5.