HIT1213: LEGAL ASPECTS OF HEALTH INFORMATION
Prerequisite: HIT 1103
This course includes a study of the principles of law affecting health information with an emphasis on the health record as a legal document. It provides exposure to the American legal system, legal terminology, and statues. Confidentiality and security of health information is addressed as are HIPAA regulations. Other topics discussed will include informed consent, response to subpoenas, living wills, and organ donations.
Ozark Allied Health Fee: $60.