||This course provides the student with a background of the U.S. healthcare system and basic working knowledge of law and government regulations affecting health care. Students explore legal and ethical issues in the operations of healthcare systems, including issues related to medical ethics; informed consents; case tort and criminal law; liability, negligence and patients' rights; and healthcare information systems and health information management practices. This course utilizes textbooks, research articles, case studies, and weekly discussions to analyze the health care environment in today’s changing world.
3 Credit Hours
Course Descriptions » Health Information Management