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Fall 2020
5297 Health Legislation & Advocacy - SMITH,E- 26473

Professor(s): Erin Smith (ADJUNCT)

Credits: 2

Course Areas: Health Law 

Time: 5:30p-7:30p  TH  Location:  

Course Outline: This course will focus on the health care policy and both the legislative and administrative processes to successfully pass or implement a new law or policy. This includes the development process of a policy position, researching and drafting a policy proposal on behalf of a non-profit community partner or similar organization, potentially several throughout the course. Students will learn the skills to determine the best method to advance the law or policy proposal, whether through legislation or rulemaking. Students will testify or meet with current Texas legislators and staff, and several guest speakers will join the course to provide real world perspective.

Course Syllabus:

Course Notes:   Quota=10


First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: 12/10 6-8pm      

This course will have:

Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA 306:

Pass-Fail Student Election: