Engineering - Course - Health Care Profession & Bio Ethics

  • Course Code: HESC202
  • Credits: 1
  • Hours Distribution: (1Cr:1Lec,0Lab,0Tut)
  • Course Type: Biomedical Engineering Program Core (BEPC)

Course Description

The major centers around the globe that have a health profession in interest are involved with understanding the significance of healthcare law and bioethics. The major components of this course are: 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; Today’s healthcare environment; The CLS–Patient relationship; Professional liability and medical/biomedical malpractice; Public duties of the healthcare professional; Workplace law and ethics; The medical record; Ethical and bioethical issues in medicine; Ethical issues relating to life.