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Ethics for Health Professions (HCA-200)
Various: distance learning format

Varies (self-study; self-paced)

April 2020 - Present.

Subject Area:
Allied Health

Number of Credits:

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to: examine both legal and ethical terms as used in health care; determine the functions and distribution of responsibility between the federal, state and local governments pertinent to health care; distinguish the specific laws pertinent to health care professionals and facilities; assess the implications of violating various health care laws; investigate key aspects of health information technology, including social media and telemedicine; evaluate future trends in health care that may have legal and/or ethical implications; and discover fundamental health care ethical principles as they apply to all providers of care and services.

Major topics include: an overview of the legalities and ethical behavior associated with a medical practice/facility, examination of laws, regulations and other legal considerations applicable to the healthcare profession, combined with exploration of ethical and bio-ethical issues.

Credit Recommendation:
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Health Care Administration, Allied Health, Medical Assisting, Medical Billing and Coding, Nutrition Science, Health and Wellness, Medical Office Management, or Health Informatics (4/20).