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|HP 220 - Legal and Ethical Aspects of Healthcare|
Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to: 1. Discuss historical perspectives of health care 2. Explain sources of law that effect health care –including licensing, regulation and accreditation 3. Analyze Tort Law/theories of negligence and tort reform 4. Describe criminal aspects of health care law 5. Examine contract and antitrust issues – including managed health care 6. Critique medical staff organizations 7. Discuss medicine and the law 8. Analyze corporate liability and liability by departments and health care professionals and malpractice insurance 9. Discuss information management and health care records 10. List patient rights and responsibilities /patient safety and zero tolerance 11. Recognize the importance of legal reporting requirements 12. Analyze health care ethics 13. Synthesize policy relating to employment law and labor relations in the health care industry.
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