Health Management (HM)

HM 404. Legal Aspects of Health Care Delivery.3 Credits.

Students explore fundamental aspects of the law and the American legal system and their effects on our health care system. The course also examines the legal responsibilities and liabilities of an institution's governing board, administrators and clinical staff; and the legal and ethical rights of patients, including the patient's right to informed consent, confidentiality and commitment.

Offered: Every year, All

HM 498. Independent Study.3 Credits.

Independent study offers the opportunity for application of academic learning and study in health service institutions through extended involvement in selected work settings. Advanced students are to make individualized arrangements to spend one, two or three credit hours in supervised investigation of an aspect of health administration typical of the institutions with which they conduct their studies.

Offered: As needed, All