Jul 04, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

BSHA 340 - Health Law and Compliance (3 credits)


(Prereq: Junior standing) The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the legal and ethical issues impacting the administration and delivery of health care services. This course provides students with the practical knowledge needed to identify legal issues inherent in health care administration and to understand the legal ramifications of administrative and management decisions. Specific course topics may include: sources of law, the court system and legal procedures, professional and institutional liability, governmental regulatory methods, antitrust law, corporate compliance programs, emergency care, issues concerning informed consent, credentialing of medical professionals, confidentiality of health information, termination of care, and health care reform, as well as the external, organizational and personal influences on ethics.  F, S.