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Promoting Legal & Ethical Awareness: Module 3

At Home Seminars

Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy / Athletic Training
Contact Hours:   4
Registration Fee:   $59.9500007629395

At the end of this course the student will be able to
1. Identify the components of antitrust law
2. Identify the 3 federal statutes that provide the framework for federal antitrust regulation
3. Identify the importance of Bates and Van O’Steen v State Bar of Arizona and its impact on the health care industry
4. Identify the importance of having access to proper legal advice and representation
5. Identify 9 tips for prospective non-expert deponents
6. Identify 3 business torts
7. Identify the difference between bilateral and unilateral contracts
8. Identify 4 basic required elements common to all contracts
9. Identify 6 forms of business organizations
10. Identify the need for reform with the good Samaritan statutes
11. Identify 2 broad purposes of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
12. Identify 4 things HIPAA privacy rules do for patients
13. Identify 3 general classifications of protected health information disclosures
14. Identify 10 standard operating procedures pursuant to the HIPAA Privacy Rule
15. Identify the need for health care providers to have professional liability insurance
16. Identify the impact of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 on education
17. Identify the legal aspects of patient informed consent to treatment and how the views have changed in regard to rehabilitative medicine
18. Identify 2 cases where professional negligence malpractice litigation based on a lack of informed consent is legally actionable.
19. Identify 5 things that must be related to the patient for informed consent to treatment
20. Identify exceptions to the requirement to obtain patient informed consent
21 Identify 4 principle circumstances that may justify the writing of a DNR order
22. Identify the positive and negative issues associated pro bono service
23. Identify 7 elements that must be included in human subject research informed consent forms

Confirmation Notes
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At Home Seminars courses are available as a downloadable file or we’ll ship your order by UPS, Priority Mail or US Express Mail.
Testing: You can take your test online, fax your answer sheets, or mail your test. All tests are processed within 24 business hours regardless of how they are received. Testing online is free and you will find out immediately if you have passed or failed and can print a temporary certificate until your original arrives in the mail.

This course is offered in cooperation with Elsevier Science and utilizes the softback textbook, “Promoting Legal and Ethical Awareness: A Primer for Health Professionals and Patients”, by Ron Scott, c2009.
Covering the legal and ethical issues involved with patient care, this book provides you with a framework for making important health-related decisions on patient care. It includes the latest information on HIPAA, IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act), ADA (the Americans with Disabilities Act), and the No Child Left Behind Act. It also discusses methods of alternative dispute resolution and makes recommendations for improving attorney-health professional-client relations.
Module 1 covers legal and ethical foundations and the law of health care malpractice. Topics include: the nature of the American legal system, jurisdiction, criminal and civil law defined and distinguished, the litigation process, bases for moral conduct, enforcement of ethics codes, professional codes of ethics, legal bases for imposing liability for patient injury and internal and external factors increasing health care professionals’ malpractice liability exposure.
Module 2 covers intentional wrongs and ethical and legal issues in employment. Topics include: intentional torts (assault, battery, fraud, etc), criminal law, ethical and legal issues in workplace sexual harassment and human resource management issues.
Module 3 covers business law and ethics, legal and ethical issues in education and a focus on professional ethics. Topics include: business torts, antitrust and administrative law, contracts, Good Samaritan laws, liability risk management for clinical instructors and affliation sites, life and death decision making, nondiscrimination in health care delivery, gifts, and more.
This package includes the reading and testing materials for Module 3 only.
Course Length: 4.0 contact hours
Instructional Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Course Goals:
The goal is this course is to educate the student, through self-paced study, on business law and ethics, legal and ethical issues in education and legal and ethical issues with informed consent and professional practice issue

Dates and Locations
Purchase Address:   Home-study
Dates:   01-01-2050 - 01-01-2050, 12:00AM 12:00AM