Jun 23, 2024  
2022-2023 Catalog 

OST - 149 Medical Legal Issues

Class: 3 Lab: 0 Clinical: 0 Credit: 3

No Pre/Corequisites

This course introduces the complex legal, moral, and ethical issues involved in providing healthcare services. Emphasis is placed on the legal requirements of medical practices; the relationship of physician, patient, and office personnel; professional liabilities; and medical practice liability. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of current medical law and accepted ethical behavior.