This course addresses the legal, policy and ethical issues encountered by health care professionals. In a continually evolving health care environment, health care professionals encounter issues surrounding HIPPA compliance, state and federal government regulations, patient consent, refusal of treatment, privacy and confidentiality, fraud and abuse, mental health issues as well as a myriad of other issues that require prudent management skills.
Credit Hours: Lecture – 3, Lab – 0, Credits – 3