Self Paced Self Paced    

Introduction to Medical Law & Ethics, Self Paced

41 hours | Entry Level |  Professional Development | Included eBook

Purpose

Professional Development

Description

This course introduces students to legal and ethical issues related to the health care setting. This course provides students with an overview of the laws and professional requirements that regulate the delivery of health care, including HIPAA, the Patient's Bill of Rights, and standard of care. Students will also gain an understanding of the ethical and moral issues that health care professionals may encounter.

Audience

Students seeking entry into health care jobs and incumbent workers planning for advancement.

Objectives
  • Analyze issues of law and ethics as related to health care
  • Determine the similarities and differences between laws, ethics, and moral issues
  • Assess the importance of confidentiality in the health care setting from both a legal and ethical standpoint
  • Analyze the impact that local, state, and federal legislation have on practices found in health care
  • Compare and contrast the roles of various members of the health care team in terms of standard of care
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Instructor Led Instructor Led

Introduction to Medical Law & Ethics, Instructor Led

25 hours | Entry Level |  Professional Development | eBook Available

Purpose

Professional Development

Description

This course introduces students to legal and ethical issues related to the health care setting. This course provides students with an overview of the laws and professional requirements that regulate the delivery of health care, including HIPAA, the Patient's Bill of Rights, and standard of care. Students will also gain an understanding of the ethical and moral issues that health care professionals may encounter.

Audience

Students seeking entry into health care jobs and incumbent workers planning for advancement.

Objectives
  • Analyze issues of law and ethics as related to health care
  • Determine the similarities and differences between laws, ethics, and moral issues
  • Assess the importance of confidentiality in the health care setting from both a legal and ethical standpoint
  • Analyze the impact that local, state, and federal legislation have on practices found in health care
  • Compare and contrast the roles of various members of the health care team in terms of standard of care
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