MAST 1010 - Legal and Ethical Concerns in the Medical Office (2-0-2)
Introduces the basic concept of medical assisting and its relationship to the other health fields. Emphasizes medical ethics, legal aspects of
medicine, and the medical assistant's role as an agent of the physician. Provides the student with knowledge of medical jurisprudence and the
essentials of professional behavior. Topics include: introduction to medical assisting; introduction to medical law; physician/patient/assistant
relationship; medical office in litigation; as well as ethics, bioethical issues and HIPAA..
Prerequisite: Program admission