HIM 1012 Legal Aspects of Health Information

This course provides the principles of legal issues affecting the preparation and use of health information documents and electronic health records. Both the computer-based record and the paper record are examined with regard to local, state, and federal laws. Legal guidelines for release of information by health care providers are taught.

3 credits

Prerequisites

HSC 2531; BSC 1084 or BSC 2093, BSC 2093L, BSC 2094, BSC 2094L

Corequisites

HIM 1000, HIM 1442, HIM 2433; or HSC 2802C