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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
 
    
 
  Jan 17, 2018
 
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MEDA 115 Law and Ethics

3 credits
Addresses ethical concerns and legal considerations for medical office staff and medical records management. Gain knowledge of medical contracts, explore workplace legalities, historical and social issues, and workplace responsibilities.

Prerequisites: ENGL 099  (or placement into ENGL& 101 

Quarters Offered: All

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Understand legal considerations encountered in the medical office
  • Identify ethical dilemmas encountered in health care
  • Communicate effectively to patients with culturally diverse backgrounds
  • Discuss the legal implications of professional interaction and communication between team members in a medical setting