Medical Assistant

Legal and ethical aspects of health care with an emphasis on patient's rights, confidentiality, liability, code of ethics, documentation, consent, release of information and standard of care as they apply to medical assisting.


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For questions regarding this course, contact the instructor or COD Online support.

Credit Hours

3 credit hours (3 lecture hours)


Course requires Health Sciences 1110 with a grade of C or better, equivalent or consent of instructor

Technical Requirements

Students must have regular access to the Internet and a computer. Courses are administered through Blackboard, so students will also need a compatible OS and browser. A list of recommended software can be found here.