Apr 23, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

HCPM 451 - Medical Law and Risk Management


Credits: Three (3)
Course participants will examine decision making along the legal and ethical dimensions of healthcare management. Course concepts include the current health care environment and the types of practices and licensing and certification of health care professionals; criminal law and torts that are relevant to the health profession, as well as ethical theories, morality, employee and patient rights and responsibilities, consent, legal reporting, professional liability, and end-of-life issues. Additionally, students will explore various risk management strategies, including the development, implementation, and maintenance of policies and procedures to prevent or minimize the impact of adverse events.