Medical Legal Issues (OST-149)

Course Description

This course introduces the complex legal, moral, and ethical issues involved in providing health-care services. Emphasis is placed on the legal requirements of medical practices; the relationship of physician, patient, and office personnel; professional liabilities; and medical practice liability. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of current medical law and accepted ethical behavior.


Classroom Hours: 3

Lab/Shop Hours: 0

Clinical Hours: 0

Work Experience Hours: 0