Catalog 2021-2022

HIMT 1200 Legal Aspects of Healthcare (2-1-3)

This course focuses on the study of legal principles applicable to health information, patient care, and health records. Topics include the American legal system, courts and legal procedures, principles of liability, patient record requirements, access to health information, confidentiality and informed consent, the judicial process of health information, specialized patient records, risk management and quality assurance, HIV information, and electronic health records.

Offered every semester

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