Medical Law and Ethics

HLT-210 : Medical Law and Ethics

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Allied Health
Subject:
Allied Health
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3

This course examines the legal aspects of the relationship between the patient and health care service providers. The legal obligations of health care providers are discussed. Subject matter covered includes, but is not limited to, topics such as negligence, malpractice, uniform donor acts, informed consent, medical ethics, living wills, and current trends in this area.