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The Law of Healthcare Administration (HCA-400)
Various: distance learning format

Varies (self-study; self-paced)

May 2023 - Present.

Subject Area:
Allied Health

Number of Credits:

Learners Outcome:

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: evaluate specific factual knowledge about legal applications in health care administration; analyze fundamental principles, generalization, and theories of law in healthcare administration; evaluate the legal issues that arise in the healthcare environment; explain the legal principles in analyzing specific problem situations; and assess how healthcare culture and legal issues intersect.


The Law of Healthcare Administration provides an overview of the American legal system and how it impacts the delivery of healthcare services. Topics include: the impact of legal factors affecting patient/client care and the operations and administration of healthcare facilities and systems, principles and practices of law, legal relationships and sources of law and legal processes affecting the health service system. Prerequisite: Healthcare Management (HCA-201)

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Allied Health, Healthcare Administration, Health Sciences, Human Services, or Healthcare Policy (5/23).