Legal Issues in Health Care

Students in this course will study, examine, and analyze legal issues that concern health care professionals including tort law, criminal aspects, contracts, civil procedures, and trial procedures. In addition, students will study regulations including legal constraints, liability, negligence, patient rights, confidentiality, and responsibility for ensuring legal compliance. The course also considers professional requirements for staff, regulatory requirements, and patient issues. In addition, the course examines legal issues related to businesses as well as special issues related to health care.

Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

Last updated: 06/28/2021