521
LAW

Law, Aging, and Medicine

Law School Description

This course provides an introduction to the myriad legal issues which confront the elderly in our society, such as age discrimination, elder abuse, estate planning, entitlement to government benefits, guardianship, alternatives to guardianship and health care decisions, including end-of-life decisions.

UH Mānoa Catalog Description

Introduction to basic legal issues at the intersection of law, aging and medicine. Addresses various issues confronting elderly; issues confronting the general population including health care financing, decision-making, and bioethics.

Typical Course Credit

2-3

Credit Limit

3

Repeat Limit

Not Repeatable

Instructor Approval

No

Competition

No

Assigned Sections

No

Bar Course

No

Clinical Requirement

No

Category

Family Law

Tentative Course Rotation

Full Time
Annually
Fall
Part Time
Every Other Year
Fall

Effective Since

Fall
1987

Offering

Regular

Major Restrictions

Law