Jun 30, 2022  
2017-2018 University Bulletin 
    
2017-2018 University Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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BMS 491 - Medical Law and Ethics

3 hours
This course covers legal relationships of physicians and patients, contractual agreements, professional liability, malpractice, medical practice acts, informed consent and bioethical issues. Emphasis is placed on legal terms, professional and patient attitudes and the principles and basic concepts of ethics and laws involved in providing medical services. Upon completion, students should be able to fulfill the legal and ethical responsibilities of a multi-skilled health professional.

Prerequisite(s): Post-baccalaureate students only.



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