HIM 2012

Legal Aspects of Medical Records (3)

Prerequisite: CGS 1100 and HIM 1800

Classification: Occupational

This course is designed to assist students with an understanding of the legal principles that govern the health information field. It emphasizes the legal theories underlying lawsuits involving the health care field, health record content, access to patient records, confidentiality and informed consent, and disclosure of records in legal actions.