Law and Ethics in Healthcare

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Note: This course is not available for the current semester.

Course No: 32.616; Last Offered: Spring 2015;

Course Description

The course considers ethics and law in the management of health care institutions and public health. Ethics is considered with a focus on the ethical and legal issues facing health care managers and public health personnel. Law is approached as an important element in defining public health and as an instrument to achieve goals in public health and health care delivery. Topics include; an introduction to ethics, and the legal basis of health care management and public health practices. Topics range from HIPPA, fair employment practices, to the allocation of scarce resources in communities and organizations. The course provides an oportunity to apply these concepts to particular students interests in public health and health care management.

Prerequisites & Notes

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  • Credits: 3;

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