MEDA 201: Medical Law and Ethics

Credits 2 Class Hours2 lecture

This course focuses on legal and ethical responsibilities in patient care and management: laws pertaining to medical practice and medical assistants, application of medical ethics in performance of duties.


"C" or higher in MEDA 105, MEDA 143, and MEDA 150.

Semester Offered Spring
Course Student Learning Outcomes (CSLOs)
  1. Apply legal and ethical laws and principles to healthcare situations in the role of a Medical Assistant.
  2. Demonstrate sensitivity and professionalism when dealing with legal and ethical healthcare situations.
  3. Utilize medical legal concepts to analyze legal and ethical healthcare situations in the role of Medical Assistant.
  4. Develop a plan for separation of personal and professional ethics within Medical Assistant practice.