Law and Ethics in Medicine
Course Number:   DCFSP780

Course Overview
FormatDelivery What's This?
StructureComplete What's This?
InstitutionPenn Foster College
SubjectHealth and Medical Technology
Education LevelCollege - 2 Year
Credit Equivalent Full
3 college credits
ScheduleSelf Paced
End DateUp to 1 Month per credit hour
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Course Fee$329.00
Course Materials CostIncluded
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Course Description
Legal and ethical issues in delivery of health care are presented. A grounding in the parts of tort and contract law that affect the health care delivery is set forth along with broad ideas concerning the functioning of the legal system. Special attention is given to confidentiality, priveledged communications, informed consent, the elements of and defenses against malpractice, legal and practical issues commonly encountered by medical assistants, end of life and the beginning of life legal and ethical issues, and the effect of managed care on ethical issues faced by the health care practioners.

Penn Foster College requires a Proctored Final Exam. Proctor Final Exam requests are made by submitting the Proctor Form after the student submits the first course assignment.

Self Paced Scheduling Information
Please be advised some Penn Foster College courses provide an option for students to take the exam via Remote Proctor option. It allows you to take your Proctored Exam through your course page while being monitored through your computer's webcam. An additional fee is required for this option.

Delivery Method

  • Internet
  • Print Materials


Course Materials
Penn Foster College will have course materials, if any, shipped directly to students. There is no additional cost for course materials.

Format
Delivery : This is a virtual course delivered entirely by an established education organization, including a virtual instructor, to students and educators.

Structure
Complete : This is the complete version of the virtual course.


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