LAW & ETHICS FOR THE HEMODIALYSIS TECHNICIAN
Covers the aspects of the legal relationship between the Hemodialysis Technician and patient with an emphasis on the principles of medical ethics, standards of conduct, and patient confidentiality. Includes an overview of HIPA A and OSHA regulations, national and state governmental structure, and the legal system as it relates to medical facilities.
- Apply the OSHA regulations while functioning as a dialysis technician.
- Explain and apply HIPAA.
- Demonstrate understanding of the legal relation between the technician and the patient.