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Legal Aspects of Healthcare HIMT 1200

3 Credits

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 0
Pre-requisite(s): Program Admission
Co-requisite(s): None

This course focuses on the study of legal principles applicable to health information, patient care and health records. Topics include: working of the American Legal System, courts and legal procedures, principles of liability, patient record requirements, access to health information, confidentiality and informed consent, the judicial process of health information, specialized patient records, risk management and quality assurance, HIV information, and the electronic health record.


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