Nov 25, 2020  
2019 -20 Academic Catalog 
    
2019 -20 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ALHS 2314 Medical Law and Ethics

3 Credit Hour(s)
This course provides an introduction to legal and ethical issues that impact health care professionals. Laws and regulations related to the health care industry such as HIPAA, Patient Bill of Rights, and standard of care are addressed. In addition, ethical and moral issues that health care professionals may encounter are presented. The student will develop an understanding of the unique interplay of the new and changing health care, technology, work force, research, financing, regulation, and personal and professional behaviors, values and assumptions that underlie the current health care system. (3 lecture hours/week) Not part of a TN Transfer.

This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.



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