Medical Law and Ethics

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
MED
118
2
0
0
2
Prerequisite:

None

Corequisite:

None

This course covers legal relationships of physicians and patients, contractual agreements, professional liability, malpractice, medical practice acts, informed, consent, and bioethical issues. Emphasis is placed on legal terms, professional attitudes, and the principles and basic concepts of ethics and laws involved in providing medical services. Upon completion, students should be able to meet the legal and ethical responsibilities of a multi-skilled health professional.