Catalog 2018-2019 
    Jan 24, 2021  
Catalog 2018-2019 [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

Total Hours: 30 Lecture Hours: 30