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RAD 230 Medical Ethics and Law
Credit Hours: 2
Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in RAD 212, RAD 211, and RAD 256

This course provides the student with an understanding of the parameters of professional practice and the legal and ethical responsibilities of the radiologic sciences professional. Covered topics include: elements of ethical behavior, ethical issues and dilemmas in health care, interacting with the terminally ill patient, the scope of practice of radiologic sciences professionals, sources of law, elements of malpractice, employment issues, and litigation. The course emphasizes the student's ability to apply concepts of ethics and law in the development of professional attributes. Course requirements include leading class discussions of issues and case studies. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available

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