HIMT 1302 R50 Class Dates & Times
This course provides an understanding of the legal principles that govern health information and the health record as a legal document. Emphasis is placed on key concepts including: the court system, medical staff, nursing staff, governing board, and their functions and responsibilities. Confidentiality, release of information, informed consent, patient rights, record retention, and an in-depth review of HIPAA will be studied and practiced. Course focus includes current trends in health legislation such as healthcare fraud, federal and state required reporting. 3 hrs lecture/week. F, Sp (Prerequisite: ENGL 1010) An open enrollment course available to students in any major.
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.
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