MAT 128: Medical Law and Ethics for the Medical Assistant

Credits 3 Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0

This course provides basic information related to the legal relationship of patient and physician. Topics to be covered include creation and termination of contracts, implied and informed consent, professional liability, invasion of privacy, malpractice, tort, liability, breach of contract, and the Medical Practice Act. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize ethical and legal implications of these topics as they relate to the medical assistant. This is a CORE course.


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