HSC233 Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Information

Units: 3 Covers the legal and ethical issues pertaining to health care, health information, and the health record. Includes privacy, patient rights, security, release of informed consents, advance directives, compliance, fraud and abuse, documentation requirements,medical malpractice, labor laws, HIPAA, ARRA, HITECH, and E-health. Letter grade only (formerly MA 222). This class is available as an Internet Class; instruction will be offered via the Internet.
Date:
2016-09
Primary Material Type:
Online Course
Other Material Types:
Assessment Tool, Assignment, Open Textbook, Simulation, Syllabus, Tutorial, Video - Instructional
Institution:
Saddleback College
TAACCCT Round:
3
Subjects:
Legal aspects of health information, ethical aspects of health information, health information, health records, privacy, confidentiality, patient rights, security, release of information, informed consents, compliance, documentation requirements, fraud and abuse, medical malpractice, labor laws, HIPPA, ARRA, HITECH, e-health

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
CAHIIM. Provided consistent quality monitoring through maintenance of the accreditation processes.
Industry Sector:
Health Care and Social Assistance (62)
Occupation:
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations (29-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (51)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 2nd Year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
12hrs/week for 8 weeks
Language:
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Active - requires user to respond to prompts, questions, etc.
Quality Rubric:
QOLT
Quality Note:
The quality review of the course and related material was performed by an individual with a Quality Matters certificate of completion for Independent Applying the QM Rubric (APPQMR), and CSU certificates of completion for Course Redesign with Technology, QOLT, and Online Teaching and Learning. Feedback was provided to the respective faculty to make the appropriate edits and updates.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Consultations during development of instructional materials
  • Participation as an ongoing member of team developing the instructional materials
  • Conducting an evaluation of the instructional materials and providing a report
  • Using an approved rubric to conduct the evaluation of the instructional materials and providing a report
  • SME Quality Report is posted in Skills Commons
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Quality Matters
Course Note:
HSC233 is the on-line version of this course and is a part of the Saddleback College Health Information Technology associates degree program.

Accessibility

Accessibility Features:
  • Text Access - Text to Speech
  • Text Adjust - Compatible
  • Text Adjustment - Adjust Font and Colors
  • Reading Layout - Reflow the Text
  • Reading Order - Digital resource layout
  • Structural Markup - Lists
  • Structural Markup - eReader application
  • Table Markup
  • Hyperlinks Rendered As Active
  • Colors Compatible With Assistive Technology
  • Contrast Ratio of at Least 4.5:1.
  • Language - Markup
  • Decorative Images Marked With Null Alt Text
  • Synchronized Text Track
  • Transcript Provided With Audio Content
  • Non Flickering Content
  • Interactive - Keyboard
  • Interactive - Markup
  • Interactive - Text prompts

Copyright / Licensing

Primary License:
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.