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2016-2017 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.