Health-Sciences - Course - Legal and Ethical Issues in health Care Management

  • Course Code: HESC625
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: 3Lec,0Lab,0Tut
  • Course Type: Major Elective Courses (MEC)

Course Description

Develops skills in the ethical analysis of policies and conflicts that arise in the delivery of health care services. Explores the ethical implications of the fundamental structural changes. Healthcare market, with attention to the perspectives of the health care professional, the organization "managing care," and the consumer. Topics include basic and applied works in ethical theory; ethical issues in provider selection; the changing physician-patient relationship; reimbursement and financial incentives; quality assurance and utilization review; experimental treatment; and the care of vulnerable and high-risk populations.