Law and Ethics for Health Occupations

Law and Ethics for Health Occupations

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This one-semester text is intended for courses of study that prepare students to work in a medical office. All aspects of medical office employment are explored from new laws relevant to the medical office to the OSHA, DEA, and CDC requirements most important to medical office workers. The AAMA's DACUM Analysis was used as a guide for preparing each chapter.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780028006680
Publisher: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill
Publication date: 07/01/1993
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to Law and Ethics
Practicing in a Medical Office
Laws and the Courts
Professional Liability and Medical Malpractice
Defenses to Liability Suits
Medical Records and Informed Consent
Physicians' Public Duties and Responsibilities
Workplace Legalities
History, Principles, and Social Policy Issues
Medical Ethics

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