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HIT:110Healthcare Legal and Ethical Issues3

This course investigates ethical issues in healthcare while examining the procedures and laws that regulate the content, confidentiality, disclosure, use, and retention of health information. Patient rights/advocacy, advanced directives, privacy, release of information, and security policies and procedures of healthcare organizations will be emphasized. Communication skills and techniques for the workplace are emphasized throughout the course. Prerequisites: HIT 102, HIT 103, HIT 106, HIT 107 and Reading Proficiency.