Jun 23, 2018  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog
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HCM 2650 - Medical Law and Ethics


Lec. 3; Cr. 3

This interdisciplinary course provides a broad knowledge of medical law and ethics in a health care environment. Topics include but are not limited to an introduction to law and the legal system, licensure and certification of health personnel, institutional and personal liability, professional associations and contracts, responsibilities of administrators and government boards, relations with labor unions, patient’s rights, social and professional ethics, constitutional restraints on preventative and personal health care programs, and federal regulatory measures.

Prerequisite(s): HCM 2601  or approval of the Head, Division of Health Sciences and Business Technology.
Formerly: BADM 2650



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