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2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PA 201 - Evidence for Medical Professionals

Credit Hours: 3

This course examines the rules of Evidence applicable in Civil Actions, Personal Injury and Medical Negligence.  There is a special emphasis upon the relationship between knowledge of the Constitutional, Statutory and Common Law Evidentiary Rules and effective case preparation and investigation. 

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:


  • explain the purpose of the Rules of Evidence in courts and administrative proceedings;
  • describe how the Rules of Evidence are significant to various roles played in assisting attorneys in litigated matters in the court system and in administrative proceedings; and
  • identify the basic rules of Evidence in the New York State and Federal court systems, including real evidence, testimonial evidence, demonstrative evidence, witness competency rules, expert and lay opinions, examination of witnesses, hearsay evidence, the role of materiality and relevancy, evidentiary privileges, and the impact of the State and Federal Constitutions on the law of evidence. 

F/S (C)

This course is intended solely for those students pursuing the Legal Medical Professional Consultant Certificate