HIM, Medical Ethics, & Medical Law for Medical Assisting

Course IDCourse NameCourseCategoryCredit Hours
HSCC 105Intro to Health Information Management/Ethics Online HEALTH SCIENCES, GENERALHEALTH SCIENCES3

Prerequisite or corequisite: None.  This is a 3-credit hour (45 contact hours) online course that uses various activities throughout each chapter to help enforce what the student is learning. These activities may include games, diagrams, video, and audio sections. This course is intended to provide students with an understanding of health care content and structure through a broad view of the physician’s office, acute care, and other environments as well as a variety of technical issues including documentation requirements, filing systems and primary/secondary data. This course will also introduce the student to some law and ethical professional challenges in the management of health information including HIPAA, privacy and security, and code of ethics.