Jun 30, 2022  
College Catalog 2021-2022 
College Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIT 102 Legal Aspects of Health Information

Credits: (3)
This course is designed to provide the student with an overview of the legal and regulatory requirements for the maintenance, retention, and dissemination of health information and the role of patient documentation in legal proceedings. Major topics include: federal and state regulations; accreditation standards; the federal and state legal system; authorizations and consents, release of information, concepts of liability; civil procedures; compliance and the role of risk management. Students will be required to complete assignments utilizing a simulated electronic medical record system during and outside of class time.