Sep 21, 2020  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 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.  Content stresses 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 also examines case law, the difference between civil and criminal law, contracts, malpractice, and the economic impacts and offers a comprehensive vocabulary of legal terms. (Spring Semester)



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