• Course Code: HESC202
  • Credits: 1
  • Hours Distribution: 1Lec,0Lab,0Tut
  • Course Type: Major Core Courses (MCC)

Course Description

The course centers around the understanding the significance of healthcare law and bioethics. The main focus of this course includes: Introduction to medical law, ethics, and bioethics; The legal system and its environment; Importance of the legal system for the physician and the healthcare professional; Professional liability and medical/biomedical malpractice; Public duties of the healthcare professional; Workplace law and ethics; The medical record; Ethical and bioethical issues in healthcare; Ethical issues relating to life.