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This course examines the liability issues that arise from the provision of medical care. The course studies the physician/patient relationship, when it begins and how it can be terminated. It examines the extent of the duties owed by providers to patients, including requirements relating to confidentiality, informed consent and records disclosure. The course also provides a detailed treatment of the common law of provider liability, focusing on medical malpractice. The course also examines the question of legislative reform of medical liability