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2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HCMM 5030 - Health Care Legal Principles, Compliance, and Ethics

Credits: 3

Corequisite(s): HCMM 5000

Description: Students in this course will survey the major legal and ethical issues of the health care system. The course covers the legal issues surrounding the relationships of patient, provider, and health care institution. There will be specific isolation for analysis by career designation, i.e., MD, RN, etc., as well as ways in which organizations manage these professionals from a legal standpoint. Further, the course will focus on shareholder responsibility, corporate compliance, key cases in health care law, elements of assault, battery, tort, etc., and elements of ethics within health care and how they are both similar and dissimilar to legal concepts.

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