LEGAL/ETHICAL ASPECTS OF UNIT COORDINATING
Enables the student to identify legal elements that are necessary in regard to preparing legal documents, discussing hospital and patient confidentiality, or witnessing signatures on consents for treatment. The ethics of this profession will be explored and how to apply these ethics in professional behaviors. AIDS education, blood-borne pathogens, HIPPA, and hepatitis information will also be covered. Prerequisites: Completion of HUC 102, 106, 109, 115, and 120; enrollment in HUC 107, 111, and 122.
- Accurately define medical terms and abbreviations related to this module.
- Accurately discuss professional standards for health unit coordinators.
- Accurately describe and demonstrate ethical behavior.