The internship offers the opportunity to combine the theoretical and practical issues of the classroom in the workplace setting. Students are required to complete a specified number of hours in a law-related environment or healthcare setting. Meetings will be held with the internship coordinator to discuss the ongoing experience.
Examination of ethical issues. Topics include legal professional ethical rules, healthcare ethical issues with emphasis on skills necessary to guide self and others in the process of ethical decision making.
The course focuses on issues in the healthcare industry such as organization, treatment, staff requirements, regulatory compliance and record management. Topics include the delivery of healthcare services, private and public financing of healthcare services and ethical considerations.
The course covers the delegation of power to agencies, the procedures followed by agencies, and judicial and other oversight of agencies. The power of agencies to promulgate rules, decide individual cases, and conduct investigations is carefully studied.
The student will define and examine risk management as well as be provided with the legal knowledge to assess and reduce risks to patients, visitors, staff and institution. The student will develop the tools for formulation of plans aimed at reduced risks.
This course is the introduction course for the Legal Nurse Consulting program and provides a comprehensive program for the principles and practices of Legal Nurse Consulting today. This course examines issues of health care and nursing law, as well as the judicial system. This course utilizes the most current and authoritative textbook in the specialty […]