Medical Assisting 415

MEDA 415 Law and Ethics for Allied Health Professionals

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Course Description

Legal relationships of physicians and patients, contractual agreements, professional liability, malpractice, medical practice acts, informed consent, and bio-ethical issues. Emphasis is placed on legal terms, professional attitudes, and the principles and basic concepts of ethics and laws involved in providing medical services for the allied health professional.

Units: 2

Degree Credit
Letter Grade

  • Homework hours/semester: 64-72
  • Lecture hours/semester: 32-36
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended: None

Transfer Credit: CSU