Class Schedule

AH185 Section N - 2014 Fall Term

AH185: Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare - 4 Hours

This course is designed to provide general legal and ethical information for the employment in and delivery of health care in medical and dental offices, clinics, and emergency care facilities. Legal topics include health care business structures and workplace regulations; HIPAA regulations, privacy, security and confidentiality guidelines, retention of medical records, obtaining consent and release information, advanced directives and public health reports. The ethical implications of assisted conception, human experimentation, institutional review boards, abortion, gene therapy and genetic engineering, organ transplantation, euthanasia and assisted suicide, living wills and advanced directives are also covered. Competency in release of information, understanding of professionalism, and recognition of the differences between law and ethics is required. A Bioethical research paper is required.

Amber E. Schappaugh

Amber E. Schappaugh
Title: Interim Director of Allied Health
Dept: Allied Health
Office: 204
Phone: (309) 692-4092 x2040
Fax: (309) 692-3893

Section Information

Section: N
Format: On-Campus
Time: W 6:00pm–9:30pm
Room: 208
Seats Filled: 5 of 25

Sections Offered

2014 Winter Term (November 10th, 2014–February 15th, 2015)
Course Section Instructor Location Time
AH185: Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare E Markley, Margaret Joule eLearning

Number of classes: 1