Mount Vernon Nazarene University

2011-2012 Catalog

HCA6043 Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration [3].

A study of principles and theories of law that relate to health care delivery. Applications in law are examined, both generally and in relation to health care liability and risks facing health care administrators. Topics include the legal system in the United States, tort law, professional negligence, contracts, anti-trust issues, corporate liability, department liabilities, information systems and management, issues of consent, reporting requirements, rights of patients, malpractice insurance, labor relations, employment law, managed care, and risk reduction.