2019-2020 Catalog 
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2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MDCA 1205 - Medical Law and Ethics

Credit Hours: 2
Contact Hours - Lecture: 2
Instruction in principles, procedures, and regulations involving legal and ethical relationships among physicians, patients, and medical assistants in ambulatory care settings.
Prerequisite: None
Student Learning 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.