hca260c | undergraduate
The Regulatory Environment
This undergraduate-level course is 9 This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Influences on the Health Care Industry
- Discuss the roles of accrediting organizations in health care.
- Discuss the roles of other organizations that influence health care.
Criminal and Civil Law
- Describe the health care employee's responsibility regarding reportable instances.
- Discuss the types of intentional torts.
- Contrast criminal and civil causes of action in the health care profession.
- Describe the three forms of advanced directives.
- Describe the importance of maintaining a code of ethics.
- Differentiate between personal and professional ethics.
Law and Medicine
- Describe the legislative process.
- Describe the levels of laws.
- Describe the legal and ethical responsibilities of the health care employee.
Basics of Ethics in Health Care
- Distinguish between laws, morals, and ethics.
- Explain the ethical challenges of resource scarcity in health care.
- Describe the elements of a civil malpractice lawsuit.
- Identify measures to reduce malpractice risk.
Health Care Business Roles
- Identify the purpose of job descriptions in a health care setting.
- Explain how regulations impact health care employees.
- Explain actions that negatively affect medical record creditability.
- Explain the reasons for restricting access to health records.
- Determine appropriate personnel access to health records.
Privacy and Confidentiality
- Summarize the privacy requirements of HIPAA.
- Compare and contrast privacy and confidentiality.
- Describe the limits of confidentiality.
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