HSAM2400-L1 Health Care Law & Ethics (Spring 2022)

Course Details

Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account. Visit http://rmu.blackboard.com/ for more information.
Session, Dates: 2 (01/08/2022 - 03/04/2022)
Time: -
Location: Internet/Online
Seats Available: 7 Seats
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course, Health Care Law and Ethics, introduces ethical and legal issues that impact the delivery of medical care. The course begins with an understanding of the roles of law and ethics and how the two concepts relate. Central issues will deal with ethical and legal "rights" and including patient "rights", payment for health care, access to care and health care reform, patient safety, negligence and malpractice, fraud and abuse, reimbursement and contracts.

Prerequisite: HSAM2300 & HSAM2350 3 Credits

About the Instructor(s)

Jillian Harrington, Ed.D.
Part-Time Faculty
Health Services Administration Program

412-397-6332 phone
Scaife Hall 009