185.A57 Legal Basics of Medical Health Care
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021S, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to describe selected aspects of law issues in medical treatment in Austria and to discuss specific examples of claims for damages in the area of medical treatment.

Subject of course

Basic principles of the constitutional law, the legislation and administration in the Austrian health system as well as the sanitary police; hospital affaires; principles of selected fields: medical products, pharmaceuticals, vaccination; introduction into the law of contract and tort with emphasis to treatment contracts and tort in the medical environment.

Teaching methods

Discussion of selected examples.

Mode of examination


Additional information


  • 32 Stunden: Vorlesungszeit
  • 40 Stunden: Vor- und Nachbereitung der einzelnen Vorlesungseinheiten (inkl. Fallstudien)
  • 40.5 Stunden: Schriftliche Prüfung (inkl. Vorbereitung)

Summe: 112.5 Stunden



Course dates

Mon16:00 - 20:0001.03.2021 (LIVE)VO Rechtliche Grundlagen der medizinischen Versorgung
Tue18:00 - 20:0002.03.2021 (LIVE)VO Rechtliche Grundlagen der medizinischen Versorgung
Thu16:00 - 20:0004.03.2021 (LIVE)VO Rechtliche Grundlagen der medizinischen Versorgung
Mon16:00 - 20:0008.03.2021 (LIVE)VO Rechtliche Grundlagen der medizinischen Versorgung
Tue16:00 - 20:0009.03.2021 (LIVE)VO Rechtliche Grundlagen der medizinischen Versorgung
Wed08:00 - 12:0010.03.2021 (LIVE)VO Rechtliche Grundlagen der medizinischen Versorgung
Fri16:00 - 20:0019.03.2021 Tutorium
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

Currently, due to the pandemia, exams are planned to be held as oral online exams. If the situation might allow for exams to be held onsite, such exams would be carried out in written form.

Course registration

Not necessary


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
033 533 Medical Informatics 6. SemesterSTEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase


No lecture notes are available.