Medical Legal Issues

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
OST
149
3
0
0
3
Prerequisite:

None

Corequisite:

None

This course introduces the complex legal, moral, and ethical issues involved in providing health-care services. Emphasis is placed on the legal requirements of medical practices; the relationship of physician, patient, and office personnel; professional liabilities; and medical practice liability. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of current medical law and accepted ethical behavior.