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MPA 762: Health Care Administration Law

Course Description

This course presents a comprehensive and illustrative overview of legal and ethical issues facing the health care industry. Students will learn how to identify situations that raise potential legal issues and how to avoid or minimize the risk of liability. Among the topics covered in the course are professional negligence and intentional torts, liability of healthcare organizations, consent for treatment and withholding consent, emergency care, medical staff appointments and privileges, protecting the privacy of medical information, anti-trust laws, and legal issues in managed care.

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by Filipova, Anna A last modified Jul 06, 2012 10:09 AM