Dec 19, 2018  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog
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AHMS 175 - Medical Law and Ethics


Credit(s): 3

This course is designed to prepare the medical office assistant for a variety of legal situations that arise in the medical office setting. This course will stress the importance of medical office personnel having knowledge of the law, personal protection, patient protection, physician protection, the duties of the physician, responsibility and standard of care. The course will also examine the difference between civil and criminal law, contracts, malpractice, and the economic impacts. This course will also offer a comprehensive vocabulary of legal terms. Case law will be examined in groups. (Spring Semester)



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