This course is meant for public health practitioners, students, middle- to senior-level managers working in public health.
On completion of this course you should be able to:
- Describe a brief history of the development of hospitals as influenced by medical progress and determine their successes and failures over centuries.
- Define government organization, sources of law, and government ethics.
- Discuss ethical theories, principles, virtues values, and related topics.
- Define negligent and intentional torts, as well as criminal aspects of healthcare.
- Get a solid basis for a more complete understanding of patient consent, legal reporting requirements, medical records, procreation and ethical issues.
- Reflections on the Past
- Government, Law, and Ethics
- Health Ethics
- Tort Law – Negligence
- Intentional Torts
- Criminal Aspects of Health Care
- Contracts and Anti trust
- Civil Procedure and Trial Practice
- Corporate Structure and Legal Issues
- Medical Staff Organization and Physician Liability
- Nursing and the Law
- Hospital Departments and Allied Professional
- Patient Consent
- Legal Reporting Requirements
- Medical Records
- Procreation and Ethical Dilemmas
- End-of-Life Issues
- Patient rights and responsibilities
- Labor relations
- Employment at Will and Discharge
- Employee Rights and Responsibilities
- Professional Liability Insurance
- National Health Insurance Managed Care
- Tort Reform and Risk Reduction
- Participants should be reasonably proficient in English.
The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.