Medical Law and Ethics

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.

  • Prerequisite: None
  • Corequisite: None
Class Hours2
Lab Hours0
Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours0
Credit Hours2