Download the 2013 Summer Application here.
Health Care Compliance Summer InstituteMay 28, 29, 30, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (JD students, auditing students, and online student residential component)May 31, June 3, 4, 5, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (JD and auditing students only) 3 academic credits, Approved for 35 CLE credits (event code: 176490)East Hall 1062013 Syllabus Course Description: This interdisciplinary course introduces students to the most important legal and practical concepts in the field of health care compliance. Specifically, students will develop an understanding of the laws and regulations encountered by compliance professionals in daily practice with specific attention paid to the federal regulatory infrastructure. Students will also explore key operational concepts including investigations, enforcement and reporting requirements, billing and coding basics, along with employee and vendor issues. Students will test legal and operational concepts through simulation-based projects and small group exercises, including drafting assignments and mock interviews.
Lead Faculty: Barbara Colombo, Senior Fellow, Health Care Compliance Certificate Director, Health Law Institute, Hamline University School of Law
Race, Health Care, and the LawOrientation: May 25 - May 31 (ONLINE)Substantive Course: June 1 - 15 (ONLINE)1 academic creditCourse Description: This course explores race, health care, and the role of the law in eliminating racial/ethnic inequalities in access to quality health care. It will provide specific attention on understanding the potential impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Online Learning: This course will be taught using Moodle 2.4. The entire course, including the final exam, will be administered online. Students can expect to spend between 40 to 60 hours on this course. Registration closes May 17, 2013. Computer requirements and preparing technologically. In accordance with ABA rules, students are limited to four credits in online courses per term, and to no more than 12 total online credits towards their JD degree. Students must have earned 28 credits before earning credit for online courses.
Faculty: Vernellia Randall, Visiting Distinguished Professor of Law, Hamline University School of Law; Professor of Law, University of Dayton School of Law
Assisted Reproductive TechnologiesJune 8, 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.June 9, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.June 10, 11, 12, 13, 5:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. 2 academic credits, Approved for 24 CLE credits (event code: 176491)School of Law, Room 101 2013 Syllabus
Course Description: This course will explore the legal and ethical issues raised by assisted reproductive technologies (ART). Technological developments in reproduction have raised a host of legal and ethical concerns such as funding for stem cell research, payment to gamete donors, custody or ownership of frozen embryos and human cloning. This course will explore the full range of issues including parentage, reprogenetics, privacy, informed consent, and access to treatment. *This course will satisfy the General Health Law Certificate Bioethics requirement. Faculty: Nanette Elster, Vice President, Spence & Elster, PC; Lecturer, Neiswanger Institute
Elder LawJune 14, 5:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.June 15, 16, 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.June 17, 18, 19, 20, 5:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. 2 academic credits, Approved for 24 CLE credits (event code: 176492)School of Law, Room 1032013 Syllabus Course Description: This course examines a number of legal, ethical, and social issues raised by our nation's growing elder population. Special attention is given to: (i) elder abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation; (ii) the licensing, certification, accreditation, and general regulation of health care and housing providers; (iii) end-of-life issues, including senior settlements, health care directives, surrogacy, and physician-assisted suicide; (iv) guardianship and conservatorship; (v) financial planning for retirement; (vi) managing and paying for health care, including Medicaid, Medicare, long-term care insurance, and health care reform issues; (vii) property management, including durable powers of attorney for property, joint ownership and financial accounts, trusts, and estate planning; (viii) age discrimination; (ix) ethical issues in elder representation; and (x) other family issues, including “grandparents as parents,” grandchild visitation, and later marriages and re-marriages.
Faculty: Suzy Scheller, Counselor at Law, Scheller Legal Solutions, LLC; Past Chair, MSBA Elder Law Section
Students must attend all class sessions and complete an advance reading assignment. Degree-seeking students must submit a written paper or complete an exam. Students may take one or more courses. No course requires a prerequisite.
All courses require completion of a reading assignment prior to the first class meeting. Syllabi for all courses will be made available the first week of May and will include a list of the text/course materials which students will need to purchase for each course. The advance reading assignment will be provided prior to the start of each course.
Law and Graduate Students: Degree-seeking students currently enrolled in an ABA accredited law school should complete Part A of the application form and return it with a letter from his or her school's registrar reflecting the applicant's status as a student in good standing with permission to take the Hamline course(s) as a visiting student.
Attorneys: Attorneys may apply to take summer courses by completing Part B of the application form. Attorneys will be granted special student status. CLE credits will be granted upon completion of each course.
Others: Other professionals may apply to take summer courses by completing Part C of the application form. To be considered, applicants must furnish a transcript indicating completion of an undergraduate or graduate degree. Download the 2013 Summer Application here.
Tuition for degree-seeking students is $1,220 per academic credit. This includes students seeking credit for a graduate degree or those seeking credits to complete the JD Hamline Health Law Certificate Programs.
Tuition for auditing students is $610 per academic credit.
A $150 per course, non-refundable tuition deposit must accompany all applications. The tuition deposit will be deducted from the total tuition amount. This deposit will only be returned if the applicant is not accepted into the course.
The balance of the tuition is due one week prior to the beginning class session for each course after which no refund will be made.
Applications are accepted on a first-come/first-registered basis. Students will receive confirmation of enrollment via email. Hamline University School of Law reserves the right to cancel any course that does not meet minimum enrollment requirements.
Information about on-campus and off-campus housing can be found by downloading this document.
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