2018-2019 Catalog 
    
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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MDCA 1205 - Medical Law and Ethics


2 Credits (2 hrs. lec.) Instruction in principles, procedures, and regulations involving legal and ethical relationships among physicians, patients, and medical assistants in ambulatory care settings. Prerequisite: None
Course Outcomes
1 - Define general legal terms as they apply to the practice of medicine in ambulatory care settings.
2 - Differentiate between sources and types of law.
3 - Identify the role of the medical assistant.
4 - Explain governmental health care guidelines including patient rights and advanced directives.