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2015-2016 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ALH 11300 Medical Ethics & Law

(3 cr.) Lecture-Lab: (3-0)
(F,W)
This course teaches the legal responsibilities and principles that govern the healthcare professional, including examples of common legal and ethical issues that affect those working in the healthcare field. Regulations affecting healthcare professionals and up-to-date information on HIPPA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) are discussed. There will be discussions on the legal system, professional liability, medical malpractice, medical records, and ethical and bioethical issues; critical thinking and ethical dilemma exercises will be applied. A research paper is required. Pre or co-requisite: ENG 10303  .