2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jul 20, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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OST 149 - Medical Legal Issues


Class Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0 Clinic/WkExp Hours: 0 Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
Local Prerequisite: None
Local Corequisite: None

This course introduces the complex legal, moral, and ethical issues involved in providing health-care services. Emphasis is placed on the legal requirements of medical practices; the relationship of physician, patient, and office personnel; professional liabilities; and medical practice liability. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of current medical law and accepted ethical behavior.



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