This course provides an overview of the legal and ethical aspects faced by healthcare consumers, practitioners, administrators and healthcare facilities. Students will be introduced to the structure of the American legal system and the principles of health law. Ethical theories and philosophies and their application to various components of the healthcare delivery system will be introduced. Medical professional ethics, HIPAA privacy and security issues will be reinforced.
Terms Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes
for the term.
The courses in this catalog are identified by prefixes and numbers that were assigned by Florida's Statewide
Course Numbering System, a system used by all public postsecondary institutions in Florida and 32 non-public
institutions. Seminole State controls the description, credit and content of its own courses.