Legal Aspects of Health Information

LAS245

Study of basic concepts and principles of law, including legal analysis and terminology, found in the healthcare field and health information sector. Emphasis is on various legal issues regarding health information, including confidentiality, release of health information, consent forms, liability of health care providers, concepts and methods of risk management in the healthcare field, and other current medical/legal issues. (Formerly LAS120) 3 Credits (3 Lecture) Prerequisite(s): LAS100 or HIT110. Spring Only.