In Week 5, you will discuss more specific issues as they relate to ethical and legal physician practices, patient abuse, and the efforts many healthcare organizations take to uphold ethics, including healthcare ethics committees.
Your Learning Objectives for the Week:
- Apply legal and ethical principles, procedures, and cases to practical management problems frequently found in healthcare settings.
- Analyze the rights and responsibilities that physicians have toward patients and analyze the role of legal and ethical principles in adhering to these rights.
- Analyze existing issues of malpractice and liability in healthcare organizations and assess the measures taken to limit malpractice claims.