Sep 30, 2020  
Catawba Valley Community College 2019-2020 General Catalog 
    
Catawba Valley Community College 2019-2020 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MED 118 - Medical Law and Ethics


Class Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 0
Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 2

This course covers legal relationships of physicians and patients, contractual agreements, professional liability, malpractice, medical practice acts, informed consent, and bioethical issues. Emphasis is placed on legal terms, professional attitudes, and the principles and basic concepts of ethics and laws involved in providing medical services. Upon completion, students should be able to meet the legal and ethical responsibilities of a multi-skilled health professional.

Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
When Offered: (F, SU)



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