Apr 19, 2021  
2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
2020-2021 College Catalog
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HIT 134 - HIT Legal and Ethical Issues


3 Hours

This course is a review of the legal aspects applicable to health information. The course focuses on the health record as a legal document, legal principles, patient rights/advocacy issues, definition and application of professional ethics, privacy, release of information, and confidentiality of health information. Student outcomes include demonstration of the use of legal vocabulary and application of release of information guidelines. This is a CORE course.



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