HCM 2200 - Medical Legal Issues
3 Class Hours
An overview of the legal issues arising in the healthcare workplace. Included is a brief history of the legal system, torts, contracts, confidentiality, laws relating to drug administration, medical records as a legal document, patients’ authorization, informed consent, medical practice acts and areas of potential liability for the healthcare professional. Prerequisite(s): Completion of all Learning Support competencies for reading and writing. Student must maintain a grade of “C” or higher in order to progress in program.
Semester Availability: Fall, Spring
Not part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway
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