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Health Law, Policy, and Advocacy

Healthcare Administration,

This course is part of the Healthcare Administration MicroMasters program which consists of 7 courses and a capstone exam. After completing the program, you can also apply to Doane University to complete your MBA online for approximately $10,500 (learn more about the program here).

To be an effective agent of change, a healthcare administrator must have a foundational understanding of healthcare advocacy, law, and regulatory issues, as well as compliance. This course will focus on a wide range of important issues in health law, health policy and the factors at play when developing a strategic advocacy platform such as bioethics and informed consent. At the conclusion of this course, learners will be able toidentify health policies that promote quality, advocacy and system changewithin a healthcare organization.

What you'll learn

  • Discuss health law
  • Explain physician-patient relations within a legal context
  • Interpret laws that shape access to health care
  • Explore informed consent for medical treatment
  • Evaluate medical malpractice suits within healthcare systems
  • Inspect the utilization of bioethics in healthcare
  • Describe methods for advocating in healthcare systems.
  • Identify culturally competent advocacy strategies
  • Assess a health policy change that promotes quality, advocacy and system change.

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Instructors Susan Sapp, Alice Kindschuh
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Language English
Subjects Business Science Social Sciences
Tags Business & Management Medicine Law

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Length 5 weeks
Effort 5 - 10 hours per week
Starts On Demand (Start anytime)
Cost $199
From DoaneX, Doane University via edX
Instructors Susan Sapp, Alice Kindschuh
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Business Science Social Sciences
Tags Business & Management Medicine Law

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