Sep 29, 2023  
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2020-2021 
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AH 140: Medical Law and Ethics

2 Cr
Quarters: F, W, S, SR
This course introduces legal and ethical issues common in medical settings to aid the student in developing the critical thinking skills needed to resolve dilemmas faced by healthcare professionals in daily practice. Topics include standard of care, criminal and civil law, contracts, negligence, confidentiality, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), scope of practice, and ethical considerations.