2020-2021 College Catalog

MAST 1010 Legal&EthicConcerns/Med Office

Introduces the basic concept of medical assisting and its relationship to the other health fields. Emphasizes medical ethics legal aspects of medicine and the medical assistant*s role as an agent of the physician. Provides the student with knowledge of medical jurisprudence and the essentials of professional behavior. Topics include: introduction to medical assisting; introduction to medical law; physician/patient/assistant relationship; medical office in litigation; as well as ethics bioethical issues and HIPAA.