Biomedical Science

General legislation for the health professions

Lecture, 1.50 ECTS


Course content

Principles of the industrial law, social security law, and sanitary law with a special focus on the allied health professions act and the Austrian hospitals act, statutory regulations of other occupational groups in health care.

Learning outcomes

The students get a review about basic organisational structure of health care sytems and of trends in health and social politics.The students get an input about MTD law and they know to research for it.

Recommended or required reading an other learning resources / tools

Hofmarcher, Rack (2006): Gesundheitssysteme im Wandel
MTD Gesetz (2006)
Gesundheitsberufe (2007), Band II

Mode of delivery


Prerequisites and co-requisites


Assessment methods and criteria

test at the end of the course